While I enjoyed going to the Caldwell Night Rodeo again myself, the real show for me was watching the reaction of my kids. They wanted to leave early. So I had to really build up the bull riding and “big daddy Cowboys” who ride them. (Plus stalling with ice cream helped.) Lilly enjoyed the clowns […]
Are you lost with your thesis research? Frustrated? Discouraged? You may be making the common mistake discussed in this video. This video has changed my expectations of the process of research. Watch it then go tackle your research with your research team and mentor!
Have you ever had a burst of panic about sharks in the water? What about getting freaked out on a turbulent flight? If so, you will probably find this interesting. You aren’t alone. These two fears were addressed in The Against All Odds Club, a recent Psychology Today article by Brooke Lea Foster. I found […]
I was approached to teach a Survival Tools & Kits class. Let me clarify. I RECOMMENDED the topic for a local preparedness fair – the act of which put a BIG FAT TARGET on my back to teach it. I was glad to. It was fun. I always learn the most when I teach. Don’t […]
Rock climbing is winning the hearts of many at a rapid pace… If you’ve been bitten by the climbing bug then you know exactly what I’m talking about. There is something beautiful about pushing yourself; journeying outside your comfort zone and making something that seemed impossible, possible. Climbing demands the exploitation of every corner of your […]
“Hi!” a thrilled little voice uttered, bringing me to consciousness. After consulting the clock, I learned it was 7:06 a.m. on Sunday, March 17. I carefully cracked one eye, so as to not blow my cover as a sleeping daddy. Leo, our friend’s dog we sometimes watch, followed behind Simon appearing desperate for a […]
Shawn Achor is the founder and CEO of the positive psychology consulting firm, Good Think Inc. His talk on positive psychology will lighten your heart and your mind (he is hilarious). This is certainly an idea worth sharing.
Again, I’m a visual guy. Many great intentions weren’t executed due to out of site out of mind. Are you the same? This priesthood target tracker may help. I challenge you to 1.) Print it. 2.) Tack it where you’ll see it often. That’s it. What happens next might surprise you. It has for me. […]
While gathering digital resources for a Kid Spy Game, I need to educate myself about Fair Use copyright law. Understanding this isn’t hard and has made my life easier. It’ll do the same for you, via peace of mind and more available digital resources. Stay with me. In a way, this reminds me of my […]
Kendra and I wanted to send out a digital Christmas card to all people in our lives who didn’t get one in the mail. We hope your Christmas and up-coming year was/is happy and productive. Merry belated Christmas! PS: Didn’t our photos turn out great?! Amber Patty of Draper, UT. She has a blog and […]