I Feel The Need, The Need For…

Hello blog readers and curious onlookers. Hello spammers, too. There seem to be plenty of you spammers around, according to my comments sections. A few months back I had written how a book by Elizabeth Gilbert ignited a small fire within me to create more. You know,...

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I Fear Gender Equality

Gender equality is a hot issue as we head into the election, isn’t it? Wow. This last week has really been interesting. Infuriating. Frustrating. Even funny at times. But I’m not here to talk about gender equality in the same way that our Democratic and...

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Bullet the Blue Sky

A couple of marbles rolling around in my head lately that I need to staple into the motherboard for safe keeping: This past weekend I did something that I probably haven’t done since college or maybe even before that. I wrote a handwritten letter. Remember the...

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Midlife Crisis

Midlife crisis. This is one of those things that I never thought would happen to me and I’m actually not convinced it is happening, but hear me out. When I think of a mid-life crisis, I think more of the version you see in movies or in the general media, where...

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As Good As Your Data

I had what I thought was a clever post ready to go, but it’ll have to wait for another time. Why? Because I got home today and received this (above) in the mail. It got me thinking about data. In marketing, you’re only as good as your data. This came from...

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Verizon Yahoo = Verihoo?

With the Verizon Yahoo thing so hot and heavy in the news today, I was reminded of the email I got from them last week. First, some background: I’m a FIOS customer who gets TV-Internet-Landline service from them and in general, I’ve been pretty happy with...

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Hiring People Over 45

Between all the noise out there about the election, people walking off cliffs playing Pokemon GO, terrorism and whose lives matter, I came across this article this weekend about the lack of hiring of people over the age of 45. The article also mentions how the suicide...

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I Have Never Blacked Out

We’re blessed with excellent neighbors. This is not something to be taken for granted, nor overlooked. It’s also something you don’t realize until you’re older. This past weekend we blocked off the street and all the immediate neighbors –...

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Is the Internet Better

I was half-joking with my wife the other night and explained my temptation to completely rid myself of all my social media accounts. My posting activity is probably average in the big picture, but I find myself checking/reading it too much. Realistically, I...

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Help a Saudi Prince, Won’t You?

I don’t need to tell the story about all the Saudi princes who have emailed all of us over the years, promising vast millions. If I DO need to tell you about these and other online scams, then congrats, because you’ve avoided the internet for this long...

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Hurry ‘Cause It’s Going Fast

The strangest things can sneak up on you and give you inspiration. Stephanie told me months ago that I need to read this book, “Big Magic,” by Elizabeth Gilbert. I was probably reading something else at the time, or too engrossed in magazines or reading...

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You Can Change Your Mind

I tweeted this the other day, it was really a passing thought. The more I let it stew, though, the more I realized there was probably a fuller blog post in there somewhere. So here we are. Some people are always skeptics. That must be hard, though I bet it can come in...

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