31 December 2015

Goodbye 2015...I'm ready to move on

Today is New Year's Eve. The family is set to welcome in a brand new year. I am more than ready for a new year. This past year was a very long year. If I sit long enough I am sure I can find some positives of this year. However, everything is currently overshadowed by mom's passing in August of this year. Therefore, I'm ready to move on and start a new year. I will never forget you, Mom. I miss you more than I can even voice some days. But I am ready to appreciate a year where you aren't in pain any more. I am hoping for a kinder and more gentle year. I think we deserve it. I think we need it. I know I need it. Welcome, 2016.

04 October 2015

Time for a Cool Change



When I was in my 20s, I was in a band. We were a garage band. We never made a nickel but we sure had fun with our music. We did mostly covers. One day I got notice our lead guitarist was in the hospital. She had attempted to end her life but fortunately someone had gotten to her in time. While she was in the hospital and once she was back with us, we took on one of her favorite songs as one of our lead songs. We always made sure to include this one. It quickly became one of my favorite songs. You know the kind...it reaches out and pulls you into its arms...snug and secure. To this day, whether I am singing the song or I merely hear the song, the words bring back those feelings of remembering to just take a step back and go back to what you know to be true. I am at a point like that in my life. I need to step back and remember what it was that was true to me. I need to make some changes. It's time for a Cool Change.


02 January 2015

One app for them all

Evernote
Have you ever heard of Evernote? I'm going to assume you probably have. I'm also going to assume you have a passing understanding that it is some kind of repository for bookmarks and web clippings. That's a good start. There is a great deal more, but I don't want this post to be overwhelming. I just want to let you know about my attempts in 2015 to master my understanding of Evernote and then find a way to incorporate it into my work life, my personal life, and my business life.