Category Archives: Goals

Disappointment and Perseverance

As Americans, we love stories of scrappy underdogs, and surprising comebacks. This is not one of those stories. My son is playing baseball this year. He played in a coach pitch league last year that wasn’t very helpful in terms of teaching fundamentals. This year, though, he played in different league that was a little… Continue Reading

Yep. It’s a New Year.

Hooray for a New Year. It’s a shiny new beginning. And, hopefully, it truly will be a new beginning for me. Things were a little rough in 2011, mostly due to my inability to say no, a few transitions, and some stupid, horrifying mistakes. Not to mention a shocking level of self-absorption that I hope… Continue Reading

#FINCON11, Hard Choices and What’s Next

I’ve had a week to absorb what I learned at the Financial Blogger Conference, and reflect on what I want to do next.  (If you are interested in the slides, you can find them on the FINCON web site.) J.D. Roth asked us all to think about why we write. Pat Flynn told us to… Continue Reading

RIP Steve Jobs

I love Apple computers, so thank you, Steve Jobs, for bringing such interesting and user-friendly products. And thank you for the following insight: ‎”No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has… Continue Reading

What’s on My Bucket List?

Every now and then, you get insight into my life, not just a political rant or shameless self-promotion. Today is one of those times. Mainly because there is the chance at winning $500. J. Money (I hope to meet this guy at the Financial Blogger Conference the first weekend in October) is hosting a cool… Continue Reading

On Weight Loss…

If you know me at all, you know that I am in a constant state of losing 10 pounds. Well, really, it’s a constant state of losing 10 pounds, being really happy with myself for about two months, and then watching as my weight balloons over the course of a few weeks because for some… Continue Reading

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