Low Temperatures

The low temperature listed for any given day is actually the low temperature of the next morning. For example, the low temperature listed for Sunday is 48 degrees F. That is actually the low temperature for Monday morning. It took me 15 years of biking...

A Good Life Lesson

This is going to sound painfully obvious. It is very obvious but I fell into this trap at home. I was watching a productivity video and it flipped on the light bulb for me. Would you like to know what it was? Well, I’ll tell...

Bad Decisions

When you reach the age of 50 or thereabouts, you begin to look on the world with different eyes. The one thing I have seen recently is just how much young people make really bad decisions. At 50, your decisions are based on a lot...

Life Tip# 3740

How to know you’ve completely lost your mind. When you are attempting to please yourself sexually and you utter the words “you’re doing it wrong.”

Revelations over 50

These are just a few things that I’ve done on the other side of 50 that some may consider weird. When I say weird, I mean weird from the perspective of a younger age group. I remember what it was like when I was 35...

Distractions

Distractions are the mother of everything wrong in the world. I just took a quick course on LinkedIn Learning about this very topic. At my age, I’ve seen a lot of things and I’ve read countless self help books. The material in the course wasn’t...

Irrational Behavior in Action

There are many forms of irrational behavior but nothing more interesting than that of the female variety. Scenario #1: The woman has a dog. It is a dog that hates people and bites everyone and everything. The dog is so bad that it can’t be...

Realism Versus Happyism

This particular jewel of a post is about why my website seems to be so damn negative all of the time. It’s never about anything happy. All of the stuff I write seems to be from the perspective of some old guy who hates everyone....

Seek to Understand

From the Franklin-Covey system… Seek to understand before seeking to be understood. In light of recent events, this is even more important. To extend the quote… Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. That was...