There I was, peacefully sitting there, in a focused state of deep work writing a post for 52Musings. Suddenly, an ad from a streaming internet music site hijacks my brain and before I knew it, I’m on another web site for a propane blow torch that incinerates those pesky weeds from your beautiful backyard garden […]Read More #22 – Train of Thought Robbery
Do lucky charms work? According to social psychologist, Dr. Lysann Damisch, the answer could be yes. She ran an interesting experiment with a group of people, asking them to make a 4FT putt. Before they attempted the putt, she told half the group that they were using the lucky ball. The other half of the […]Read More #21 – Deconstructing Luck
Olney, MD>Plantation, FL> Dunwoody, GA>Farmington, CT>Avon, CT>Simsbury, CT>Alpharetta, GA We all have a story. Mine goes through 5 states and almost 41 years. I remember sitting in the den with my brother, my mom and my dad in our house in Dunwoody, GA. I had just finished 2nd grade. For this gathering, my brother and I […]Read More #20 – Be Vulnerable. Be Courageous.
It’s 6:41AM. I am walking my 9-year-old and 6-year-old to the bus stop. Sometimes, we talk about why the moon is still out in the morning, and other times we admire the speed of the clouds racing through the sky. Right before they climb the stairs aboard the big cheese, I hug them, tell them I love them, and […]Read More #19 – Getting Educated on Education