Monthly Archives: May 2011

Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 158 – Effort. The Choice Is Yours

Went a bit out of my way to give a co-worker a ride to the train station after work. Also, put in the extra effort to give a speech which hopefully opened an opportunity for personal growth and community building … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 157 – Respecting Their Memory

On the last day of our annual father/son birthday trip, my son and I took extra time searching out the perfect souvenir for my daughters.  Today, Memorial Day, is a day of remembrance. A remembrance of the soldiers and their … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 156 – Occasionally, Giving Your Time Hurts

My son got a full day of my time, including six hours on a mountain bike.  I pride myself on keeping in pretty good physical shape. Nonetheless, spending six hours on a mountain bike … hurts. Bad. Still, I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 155 – Enchanted Time

Taking my son on our annual birthday trip. We stopped at the Enchanted Forest on the way to Bend, Oregon.   The Enchanted Forest is a small amusement park near Salem, Oregon. But’s it is quite unlike any other amusement … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 154 – We Gave Justin Bieber 4000 Years Of Human History

Spent my lunch hour helping setup Culture Week at my daughters’ elementary school.  At the exact second of this writing, Justin Bieber’s youtube video Baby has 551,203,470 views. The song is 3 minutes 45 seconds long. Assuming all views were complete … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 153 – Relentlessly Avoiding Excuses

My wife got flowers and a beer just because.  Seth Godin has an insightful post on making excuses this morning. He proposes the “radical” notion that before we even start a project we start lining up our excuses as to … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 152 – Practice Raising Your Hand

Sent a few pointers to a website that needed some help with artistic licensing via sparked.com. I’m no licensing guru, but a few minutes of my time searching the web may help this non-profit meet their goals.  “Do I have … Continue reading

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