April 09, 2021
Don't let your natural inhibitions hold you back from asking others for what you want or need. Just ask nicely. And accept that they could turn you down.
April 08, 2021
It's hard to top National Beer Day, so we won't try :-) A reading from PurposeFairy.com on The Wisdom of Stepping into The Unknown And, two places I have *no* desire to visit.
April 07, 2021
Today is World Health Day, and this year’s theme honors nurses and midwives, the on-the-call, restless workforce that revolutionized the healthcare industry as we know it today. And we look at the emergence this spring of BIL...
April 02, 2021
Feeling stressed? Been cooped up inside too long because of this stupic virus? Go hug a cow. Seriously, go find a cow and spend some quality time leaning against it or scratching it’s back. You’re welcome.
April 01, 2021
On April 1, 1957, the BBC aired a documentary on the Great Swiss Spaghetti Harvest, and they were totally surprised at the response. You can see it on YouTube: https://youtu.be/tVo_wkxH9dU We check in with Matthwr Dicks and ...
March 30, 2021
Rejoice throughout the land! The container ship Ever Given is free! World trade is saved! But. . .the COVID pandemic still thrives. AND the Forsyth County Commisioners debate regulating Airbnb and VRBO properties. They get ...
March 29, 2021
The world economy hangs in the balance as engineers and naval architects struggle with freeing the grounded container ship Ever Given. This is maritime drama at its best! We visit GCaptain.com to learn of present-day piracy ...
March 28, 2021
The good ship Ever Given is still aground in the Suez Canal, disrupting the global economy. With help from my brother Russ, the old door to the basement shop has been removed and replaced. Thanks for the *awesome* help, bro!...
March 27, 2021
Storytelling superhero Matthew Dicks checks in with his opinion on writing and thinking, which is not the same as what he thinks about writing. I think.
March 26, 2021
Matthew Dicks' book is called Storyworthy, not Storytelling. Sorry about that, Matthew. An absolutely *HUGE* container ship is blocking the Suez Canal, screwing up the global supply chain. Let's talk household chores.
March 25, 2021
Matthew has published six books and he has posted an entry to his daily blog every day since 2003. Every. Day. I think he knows something about writing. And he knows how to rant.
March 24, 2021
My brother Russ suggested that I read these useless and (maybe) funny facts about Britain. So I did. And, today's question is about things we buy. Or don't buy. No judgement here. Thanks to Aldo De La Paz for today's episo...
March 23, 2021
Welome Joe Taylor from the Simple Joe podcast, TheSimpleJoe.com, another David-Hooper-inspired, sausage-factory format. Go have a listen, and check out his other podcast On Faith's Edge at OnFaithsEdge.com. Since it's Tuesda...
March 22, 2021
Steven Pressfield and I have had very different lives. I'm glad I lived the life I did, but it seems I can learn something from his life, and I wonder about that at times. One thing I've learned is to not trust my evaluation...
March 21, 2021
I'm grappling with the notion that the occaisional hamburger and the daily peice of cheese I eat are destroying the planet and will ultimately wipe out Homo sapiens . Not that I'll be around to see it.
March 20, 2021
A listener in Florida points us to an article to fight climate change. Thanks to Artem Ivanchencko for today's episode artwork https://unsplash.com/@artemivanchencko
March 18, 2021
Reading this was the most fun I've had so far. I laughed a lot at the discoveries I made about sneezing and being "saved by the bell." I didn't make any of this up. Seriously. . .
March 17, 2021
On this day we ( and a *lot* of other people around the world and in space!) commemorate the death of Saint Patrick, the foremost patrom saint of Ireland. We investigate the phrase "You never had it so good." And I reveal t...