Plan B

I am by no means an expert in this thing called life. I just thought I should start with that disclaimer and get it out in the open. So take this for what you will but I think I have discovered at least one key to life. I guarantee there is probably more than one but from personal observation I have gleaned at least this one key component. Here it is: life is all about plan B.

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We all have to start somewhere…

I am trying to help my dad cut the cord to cable and move to Roku. It’s not an easy transition since he is familiar with cable and all of its schedules and shows. But cable is dying away so he is about to have no choice. I thought for sure if I enticed him with a John Wayne movie he would buy into the streaming television choice. What I learned that night though is not all John Wayne movies are created equal. His early work are unintentional comedies as he outgrew Marion Morrison and perfected becoming, well, John Wayne.

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Stupid radish story

I have this theory that I developed in high school.  It is all thanks to a science project I did but I already wrote about the details here.  To sum up, I truly believe words matter.  Tone matters.  Uplifting and edifying words promote growth while negative and insults damn growth.  At the end of 2019, I was to share a Sunday School lesson about James.  Part of James’ epistle centers on our language.  At least, that was my take away from it.  Now, I’ve used the example of my science project many times and many people poo-poo it.  They don’t trust the results.  So, I thought I would recreate it.  I set out to prove the results of my high school science project. Continue reading

Every day begins a new year

January is a time for resolutions.  We resolve to be a better person or develop better habits.  Most resolutions don’t make it past the first month.  For some, they don’t make it past the first week.  By February we settle back into our old habits and ways and don’t dust off the resolution until next January.  That’s just silly.  Every day begins a new year, January 13 to January 13 is still a year.  In short, there is no better time to improve than today.  Continue reading