Every day I run for 38 minutes on my treadmill and I hate it. I’m actually afraid to say I hate things because once I decide I hate something I reallyhate it. Like the last winter I spent working much of the time outside before shifting to an inside job, I did a silly thing and decided I hated winter. Canadians who decide they hate winter … Continue reading Treadmill and the Jet
How you view setbacks will determine how far you go. Did you notice I didn’t say how you handled setbacks, but rather how you viewed them? And how you view setbacks is decided by the first thing you decideto say about them. Example: my father is a positive person, ergo he dealt with nearly everything I can recall positively, including negative things. There were very few … Continue reading I Decided to
There are no married people problems. Before you prove me wrong by pointing me to your marriage (which has obvious problems), let me beat you to it by admitting ours is definitely a work in progress too. So let me say this: There are no married people problems, only people with single people problems who get married. This slightly revised concept of Andy Stanley’s retains … Continue reading No Married People Problems
One of the worst decisions of our marriage was shopping for new house lighting together. They say to build a new home you need to make around 1100 decisions and, because I’m an idiot, I decided I should save some money and contract it myself. Erin was living in Calgary and I was living in a little town where we wanted to set up our … Continue reading My Brain Committee
Why is it that most mornings I’m half distracted when my girls are talking to me on the way to school? From Katie’s stories which are always far too detailed to hold my attention, to Neela’s ridiculous little ramblings about butterflies, it’s hard to focus. My older two talk on a different level about relationships and their subsequent pressures and joys, and I can’t help … Continue reading The Walk to School
Stupid office engineers and stupid 109 pages of instructions and 47,000 included pieces sold to normal non-violent law-abiding citizens!!! “Should take two people four hours to put this together” This begs the question what kind of people and how many minutes are in this hour you speak of? Perhaps robots or the Flash, Bionic man or maybe just a futuristic movie where humans have been … Continue reading Greenhouse from Hell (Working with Dad part Dos)
What has been dead and needs to come alive in you?
…Never do anything you wouldn’t want to have to explain to the paramedics when they come… Continue reading Valley of Dry Bones