Claiming my independence


The curse (and blessing) of expecting more


After I wrote my last post, I have listened to Cornfield Chase a few more times. For quick access, the song is in the following video. This one, a live version....

Much going on – explaining break


So it has now been 12 days since I last posted. This extended break is not consistent with the fact that I published 8 posts the first 5 days of this blog. However, it was...

Another reason for this blog


Over the last few months, after I unloaded my business, I have had a lot of free time. Free time to think about what is next for me. The problem was, I wasn't sure what I...

Is eating more meat where it’s at?


Over the last couple years, I have experimented with a few diets. One thing is certain for me: I can lose weight if I stay away from sugars and carbohydrates. Easier said...

It’s about the little things


While growing up, baseball was life. From the time I was 6 years old, I never did not make the all-star team. This would carry itself beyond little league baseball and...

One of the reasons for this blog


I have done nothing but consume. I read the news. I read interesting articles. I watch videos on YouTube. I scroll through my social media, but rarely contribute. I...

Today: My next dip


When I woke up this morning, all I could hear was the voice in my head telling me to go get another can of dip. However, if you read the post from yesterday, Tonight: My...

Tonight: My last dip


This will really make some of you think I am just some hillbilly. Minutes ago, I just took my last dip out of my mouth. For those that do not know what 'dip' is, it is...

Bare with me as I straighten things up


The title says it all. It fits nicely as a sequel to what I have written in the first two posts. This blog will likely take a theme centered around self improvement, at...