Waste Reduction

“People are always amazed when I tell them we only put out a bag of trash every couple of weeks,” said my friend Lora Frost. What? How’s that even possible? You’re full of crap. Hippie. You’re pulling my leg aren’t you? Sometimes my inner voice is an ass. These we some of the thoughts in…

5 Bullet Fridays

Tim Ferris is my virtual mentor right now. I’ve read all of his books and am an avid listener to his podcast. I’ve also made a resolution to try and write something everyday. Nominally this would be on my book, but today I’m traveling and probably won’t get that kind of opportunity. So I’m taking…

Need Your Help To Start Writing a Book

Since the fall of Reactuate Games I’ve been trying to decided what I’m going to do with my life. I won’t go into the process that I’ve been going through because that would be a distraction, but I’ve decided to decide. I’m going to write a book. Working title is Distinctions For Life. It will…

My Eulogy for Cleo and Jennifer Haston

Today we buried my wife’s parents in Flagstaff Arizona. These are the words I would like to have said at the service, but I can’t even think them without crying. There is no way I could have said them. My favorite memories of Cleo and Jennifer show their humor. Cleo constantly joked with wait staff…

Home Stretch

Literally in the home stretch for the UK adventure. 17 jam packed days. This week we have Dr Who Premiere, with us in Cardiff today through Thursday. Stupidly I didn’t bring my camera from London. What was I thinking? Could I catch a train and get there and back today? Friday through Sunday we have…

Power Voltage in the US and UK

Electrical outlets in the US and the UK look very different. Those in the UK are much bigger. They seem HUGE to me. They always have 3 prongs and the prongs are much larger. Actually there is another kind of plug in the UK that has two prongs and is always marked “Shaver Only” and…

The Same And Different: Toastmasters Clubs Edinburgh

Like all Toastmasters both the clubs we visited were welcoming and friendly. The Mrs and I love Toastmasters and are already missing our home club. One of the goals we had for our trip was to visit Toastmasters clubs. We accomplished that twice while in Edinburgh. There are 3 public Toastmasters groups that meet in…