So I decided to invite Simon to join me on my Tuesday morning runs. I extended the invitation despite the feelings that he would naturally slow me down a little but the decision was a good one.
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Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, and Grand Lake Colorado
This article today will review some ideas and tips for vacationing in this area. We drove into the park via the city of Estes Park Colorado, spending a full day there before going into the National Park
Confessions of a Former Picky Eater
The friend with whom I was having lunch shared his own story if being a picky eater as a child and how he has grown into a healthy and functioning adult (something I’m of course paranoid my son will never be). No matter how hard and stressful their eating is making your life, do not […]
Leadership and Self Deception [Book Review]
The book addresses how we deceive ourselves in order to justify our own actions. Self-deception leads to self-justification and it spirals into a nasty circle that puts us further and further out of touch with reality, closing us off from others around us.
Look For Opportunities to Trial More Responsibility
My dad, being a wise man, gave me a key ring with half a dozen old and useless keys and said that if I could keep this on me and not lose it for 4 weeks then he would give me a real set of keys. Those four weeks were not only a
Starting A Temperamental Two-Cycle Engine
Two-Cycle engines can be temperamental and difficult. A lot of our yard appliances and other things around the house fall into this category and some these basics steps will help you troubleshoot the most common problems.
Teaching our Family the American Story
Not everyone on this planet lives in a free country. Some governments control their people and don’t allow the people who live there to decide where they want to live, what they want to do, and who they want to be. America was created on the fundamental principle of freedom.
Only Stop the Kids if They Are Doing One of These Three Things
This was good advice for me. I’m a controlling person and have the tendency to want to control my children and make sure they don’t do anything they shouldn’t do. While this may prevent more bruises and bumps
How Bright Does Your Ride Shine?
Do you know how to properly take care of your paint job? Are you getting the most shine out of your ride? A few years working as a detail manager I learned a few easy tricks in really making a car shine.
Easy Way To Renew A Deck
This process of renewing a deck will work on any wood deck, including cedar, redwood and pressure treated lumber. The only special tools you will need are a pressure washer and a foam applicator pad