Are You An August Landmesser? I Hope So!

You may or may not have heard the name, August Landmesser. He was a German Shipyard worker expelled from the Nazi Party for marrying a Jewish woman. Having two children, both growing up in an orphanage, his wife was imprisoned and eventually died. August was forced to fight and died in the war. Reading his… Continue reading Are You An August Landmesser? I Hope So!

My Daughter Has Autism and That Is Hard to Say Out Loud

It’s official…my 16-year-old daughter is on the autism spectrum.  This is not really a surprise since for the last several years we have been to OT’s, special schools, psychologists, psychiatrists, etc.  So why announce this out loud now…because its for my own mental health. When raising children, you will do whatever you think is best… Continue reading My Daughter Has Autism and That Is Hard to Say Out Loud

Find Your Perfect Running Partner

Having a running partner can be one of the most important things in your running life.  This person will always be there for you from early morning or late afternoon runs, you support each other through the ups and downs of being a runner.  A good running partner could be an acquaintance, close friend, or… Continue reading Find Your Perfect Running Partner

You Can Make Money Just Like Me Writing on Medium!

Ha!  Did my title draw you in just like a lot of the other Medium publications that talk about making money when blogging?  You know what I am talking about… “I Made $5000 on one Article:””How you can Earn 6 figures writing every day!”  Along with “Rules for Writing” and “How to Write a Published… Continue reading You Can Make Money Just Like Me Writing on Medium!

The More You Fail the More You Learn

No one is perfect and as hard as I try I still make mistakes.  Even when practicing what I preach about discipline and patience concerning investing and such.  I fell into my own trap last week not once but twice!  What happened? First, let’s talk about investing.  Patience is the key to making money in… Continue reading The More You Fail the More You Learn

Feeling the Agony of Defeat, Life After Divorce

Having a long conversation with my girlfriend the other day we started discussing where our future is heading?  Dating 5 years now, we have had an incredible relationship with lots of laughs, travel, adventures, etc.  She has watched my daughters grow 5 years older into their teens and has also experienced my daughters growing 5… Continue reading Feeling the Agony of Defeat, Life After Divorce

If You Relate to These 5 Things, Join the Club

Over the last year as I get closer to age 50, I am definitely experiencing signs of aging.  Not the signs you would think, but those little things that sneak up on you and then realize….oh crap I am turning into my parents.  So let us come together and see if you are part of… Continue reading If You Relate to These 5 Things, Join the Club

Suck It Up, Be An American and Wear the Stupid Mask

Seriously, this is going to be a short ranting blog with one basic message.  I understand wearing a mask does not look cool.  I understand that wearing one might make one think they somehow make you look weak.  And I understand that if you have bad breath….good luck because you get to breathe it all… Continue reading Suck It Up, Be An American and Wear the Stupid Mask