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Effort and Results are Two Different Things.

There’s a man around the same age as me that works out at the gym the same hours I do (early a.m.). He hits every machine in the gym twice, he sweats non-stop, he drinks his water, he does his…
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Parenting, Repetition, Lectures, & Talking

While telling my oldest son a random story from my past with a notable moral “point” at the end – he gave me the best response ever.

“Dad, you’ve told me this story 100 times.”

That was wonderful…
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The O.J. Truck, Snow Removal, Youth, and Eddie Bauer

I was 19 and had my sights dead set on an Eddie Bauer Ford Explorer. There was just one problem – I couldn’t afford one. I still figured I could use my hooptie as a down payment and figure out…
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Regrets, Parenting, and High School

As parents we always try to make sure our children avoid the miscues and mishaps that we made. A few days ago; I encouraged my oldest son not to “leave anything on the table”
regarding high school. I told…
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Old business, New business, Photography, and Loving your Customers

     An old acquaintance of mine has been in the graphic design business since the 90s. He started in his mother’s basement; designing party flyers, and hustling. These days he has a standalone shop, office space, and his business is nationwide…
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Random experiences

As I picked up the frozen Toll House cookie dough, put it into my cart – a woman a short distance away, twice my age, opposite my color: gave me a “1 dollar-off coupon.” So my faith in humanity has…
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Personal Quote

“Going through the motions” is for your day job. Not for the gym, your significant other, or anything else you consider yourself passionate about.
-KSD