My wife is an incredible partner, wife, and very, very patient friend. Some of the daily challenges that I have are around things that most neurotypicals do not think twice about.
For instance, my wife has helped create dress combinations for me since we’ve been married which has helped me look my best.
Continue reading “On Outfits and Old Dogs”
Theodore Roosevelt once said:
The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.
I like that.
Continue reading “Good Mistakes”
I’ve been thinking about this for quite some time but I’m finally at a place where I think I can go for it.
And now that I’ve made a commitment to make my final day of coffee and caffeine this Friday, August 25th, I’ve started to wonder why it’s been such a hard decision in the first place.
Continue reading “Killing Caffeine”
A few thoughts on the importance of having long-standing conversation partners:
Continue reading “Conversation Partners”
I really enjoyed this video because of how much truth there is in it.
Feel free to ignore the title of the video and it’s general premise about seducing someone… instead, listen to some of the concepts around relationships and identity:
Continue reading “Only Human”
Everyone wants to do their best.
We want to do our very best with our relationships and our jobs. We want to do the best with the roles and responsibilities that we’re given. We want to do the very best with our most precious resource, time.
But, that’s not always enough.
Continue reading “Doing Your Best”
I honestly don’t mind long commutes. And, if I’m to be honest, I’m not entirely sure if I ever really minded them.
I think in one season of my life I thought that I was supposed to not like them and so I manufactured a bit of resentment and even told folks that I didn’t like them but the truth is that I’ve never really had an issue with a super-long commute.
Continue reading “Long Commutes”
One of the never-ending battles that parents have to face is making sure that their children fundamentally know that they are loved, unconditionally.
This necessarily requires that we build inroads and avenues for conversation and dialogue and that those onramps change as the child changes, grows, adapts, and matures.
Continue reading “Creating More Context for Your Kids”
Samuel Goldwyn once said:
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
I really like this quote because it represents a philosophy and worldview that I strongly encourage, especially with my own children.
Continue reading “The Luckier I Get…”
Something that I’ve been doing for a little bit of time is sharing my content that I create to other Medium Publications.
I was, at first, a bit anxious when the first publication requested to use my content and I declined invitations for a long time before I finally said “Yes” to one.
Continue reading “Sharing to Medium Publications”