Memorial Day Weekend

If you don’t look at any of the links below, I do hope that you will follow this link here : Memorial Day 2020. Here’s another well done video. The photos that I am including in this post are from my visit to DC in April of 2019. The three most effective memorials in DC… Read More

There is always hope

Happy May 15th, the 136th day of 2020! Today I am sharing a few things that I have enjoyed recently and found useful. Also, at the end of the post I have included some of my collection of flowers. May you enjoy. Where flowers bloom, so does hope. Lady Bird Johnson “My Life Today Is… Read More

Coffee and a photo round-up

Welcome again to another Friday morning photo post, I hope that everyone is doing well. We’ve gotten hooked on Black Rifle coffee. We’ve been drinking the Freedom Fuel, it’s a dark roast that is strong without being bitter. Definitely worth checking out. Hopefully you can find the lizard in one of the pictures below. Here… Read More

Leadership, Virtues, and Classical Literature

So, what do Leadership, the Cardinal Virtues, and Classical Literature have to do with each other? Well, quite a lot actually. One of my favorite books is On Reading Well (2018) by Karen Swallow Prior. In this excellent book, Dr. Prior, discusses the 12 Virtues and how you can learn more about them in great… Read More

Friday Photos [4th Edition]

Good Friday morning to you all. I hope that you are continuing to adjust to the changes well and that wherever you may be, you’re enjoying Springtime. I am including some pictures from this past week as well as a few from March/April of 2019. I decided to plant some strawberries last week and what… Read More

Fridays are for Pictures

Happy Friday to you all. I do hope that you find these pictures enjoyable. If you haven’t seen Wellington visiting the Belugas, you have to watch this. And a Peacock Mantis Shrimp may be one of the coolest “animals” that I have seen! They have 16 color-detecting receptors (humans only have 3!) and they can… Read More

Friday photo therapy

There is so much noise and so much information swirling about right now. And I don’t have any hard and fast answers. And I don’t have any suggestions any different than what a “million” other people are saying. So, in order to not add needlessly to the noise, I would like to offer another few… Read More

Procrastination isn’t laziness

I have always had this habit of putting off my work until the very last minute. On some level, the time crunch forces me to solidify my thoughts and is beneficial. But, for the most part, I am just delaying a task that needs to be completed and running the risk of putting people in… Read More

Better together

Read time: 14 min 6 sec At the end of January, we began looking at the five generations that currently make up the American workforce. Each week we went over a summary of the various generations and the different events that helped shape them as people. The Silent Generation – The Depression and WWII Baby… Read More