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  • February 10, 2017 To Remember

    Beginning March 4, 2017 I’m going to stop all online publishing to my websites and social media accounts. No blog posts, no tweets, no status updates. I expect this to last at least a year. In that ...

  • January 20, 2017 Being Honest

    There are lies everywhere. All around us. We are lied to constantly. Our politicians lie to us. Our media lies. Marketing is nothing but half-truths and lies. That lipstick will not make you the life ...

  • January 11, 2017 A Line in The Sand

    “Patrick, I have to be honest with you. Assuming what you’ve told me about your family history is true, you’re genetically screwed. What I can tell you is that you are officially pre-diabetic no...

  • November 29, 2016 In-Between Days

    For the past few mornings. I’ve had the same reoccurring semi-dream-state thought as I lay in bed only barely awake. It goes like this…

  • October 25, 2016 Working my way back.

    I drove all day and just got back. It’s Sunday as I write this.

  • August 25, 2016 Better Things

    *If you have been reading my work for a long time, this letter may sound a bit familiar. I actually wrote the bulk of this almost two years ago as a post to my blog. When I started writing today's let...

  • August 24, 2016 Step 3: Accountable

    So, how did tracking your day go? What did you find out? Was it pretty much what you expected? A constant flow of interruptions, task switching, and other things getting in the way of what you hoped t...

  • August 23, 2016 Step 2: Actual

    OK, where were we? Oh, yeah, that’s right. You were about to tell me how this putting your to-do items on your calendar was not going to work for you. Something about my being a self-employed privil...

  • August 22, 2016 Step 1: Aspirational

    As I said in yesterday’s introduction, this exercise is about getting real with ourselves about how we choose to spend our time. To start, I think it’s best to define how we would like to choose t...

  • August 21, 2016 Aspirational, Actual, Accountable (Introduction)

    I want to try something a little different this week. It’s an exercise designed to help with being honest with ourselves about our time and how we are choosing to spend it. It also will point out wh...