35 and Counting …

John and Shah Newly Wed with border

My wife would correct me … we met 38 years ago and she counts it all:) …

So today is one long date:)  I’ll be back tomorrow.  

In the meanwhile, feel free to make snarky comments about my hair (less) and body weight (more) to entertain yourselves:)

Celebrating one very good decision in the Heartland …. John


The Last Words …

A somber reminder of two very important things:

The evil that some of us do to others of us …

The importance of how and what we speak to others …

Not your normal “Go Get ‘Em” Monday morning message, but I believe this might be useful to keep in mind as you move through your day, your week, and your life.

We spend much of our time focusing on communication skills.  Sometimes we need to be reminded that communication is not just what you say, but how and when you say it.

Trying to remember to say the right thing at the right time in the Heartland ….


“5 Ways You Can Spend Quality Time with Your Family Today” via The Intentional Employee -

Family on BeachThe Intentional Employee blog (AKA Bert Purdy) has only one flaw that I am aware of … the guy does not post nearly often enough.

For an example of why I would like to see more posts from this source, click below:

5 Ways You Can Spend Quality Time with Your Family Today

Just in time for your weekend planning:)


Execupundit.com: Pick Seven

Dinner Table Setting

Michael Wade (AKA Execupundit) has an annoying habit of asking really difficult questions.

Here’s a doozy of an example that has nothing to do with college basketball games or who’s going to be the next Letterman:  

Execupundit.com: Pick Seven

Wondering how to answer a simple question in the Heartland ….