Never are we more resourceful than when the toilet paper is running out. Continue reading Toilet Paper Teachings
Automation rules the growing world right now. It has for decades. Continue reading Automation, Saving Time
Being rejected can suck! Continue reading Re-Directed
My houseplants taught me a valuable lesson. What’s the key to being a successful houseplant-parent? Continue reading Houseplants
Did you beg your parents to let you join the band? No? I didn’t either. Continue reading Band Geeks
What sort of value are we providing to our personal relationships?
Take for example, the father who pays $100/week to send his son to a top-notch baseball trainer. That father might make the assumption that his investment in his child is a valuable gift, but in what way?
There is value in that experience, specific to sports skills, but the financial investment by the father adds only abstract value to the relationship that he has with his son. No matter how much it costs, it’s merely a money-gift, and the recipient can’t always quantify that.
Take now, the father who spends 2 hrs/week playing catch with his son in their yard instead. The relationship value added here is not abstract. Continue reading Time or Money?
Some folks, even I at times, find it impossible that any living thing could be glad simply of the gift of existence. Utterly impossible. Continue reading Gift of Existence