Strong Foundation

This past weekend, Jamie and I celebrated Mother’s Day with my family here in Texas. We had a nice brunch at our house and then drove out to Driftwood, TX, to see the house that Jamie and I are currently…

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Antennas Up!

I read Keith Richards’ autobiography a few years ago and came across an excerpt from his book that really struck me. He was discussing the process behind his songwriting, as well as sharing some intriguing stories of how he and…

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Stop Staying Stubborn, Stupid!

I don’t have enough fingers on my hands or toes on my feet to keep up with the number of times my wife, Jamie, has suggested I do something a different way or look at something from a different perspective…

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Mistake Highway

Hole 15. Jeremy McBee has a short pitching wedge into the green to have a chance for par. He’s trying to break 100 after a tough round on a course he’s never played before. He brings his club back to…

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Oh, God!

Lately, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about a book I read a few years ago called, “The God Delusion”. It’s written by famed author, Richard Dawkins, and it’s main theme revolves around the concept that God doesn’t exist and…

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Go with Your Gut

Ever heard of the phrase, “Go with your gut”? Well today, I’m going to talk about it a little bit. While research and analyzing options when making a decision is crucial, it’s even more crucial to have a system for…

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Macho, Macho Man

"Macho, macho man. I want to be a macho man." We've all heard this Village People song numerous times in our lives. I've always found the tune to be uplifting, a bit goofy, but downright truthful. The world we live…

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Stop Digging for Goals! Start Diggin' Systems.

If you’ve never heard of Scott Adams, do yourself a favor and look him up. In my opinion, he’s one of the more brilliant, analytical thinkers in the public sphere. He’s best known for his hilariously dry humored Dilbert comics,…

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Mental Floss

In the words of Jimmy Buffet, “I’d like to be a jellyfish cause jellyfish don’t pay rent. They don’t walk and they don’t talk with some euro-trash accent. They’re just simple protoplasms, clear as cellophane. They ride the winds of…

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Adaptation

This morning I found myself reflecting on a wedding that I performed at yesterday afternoon and evening. It was a strangely cold and rainy September afternoon in Austin, TX. A day before Fall. It was at a venue called Chapel…

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