Lee was already seated when we walked in the door at Mom Can Cook Thai restaurant. He was beginning to explain his custom order to the waitress as my 16-year-old son, and I sat down at the table next to him. He was very specific in his order, asking for the soup they serve at […]
No, I’m not moving back to West Virginia, though that thought does cross my mind more often than some might imagine. I’m referring to my roots in the real estate industry. Today, I am announcing that on October 1 I will be leaving my full-time position at RealSatisfied (a Placester company) and have accepted the position […]
Every time I allowed myself to think I had arrived, I hadn’t. Every time I called myself a failure, I wasn’t. Every moment – each high and each low – was simply a step on the path to this moment. Period.
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.” – Benjamin Franklin
My biases might initially lead me down the wrong path, but I’m not powerless. I can choose to take a different path.
A little over 3 years ago I wrote a post titled, Choose Harder Things. Going to the gym had become “too easy.” I was just showing up. I would do the minimal workout that would allow me to say that I had worked out that day. I was being consistent, but I wasn’t being consistently intense. Writing felt that was to me this morning.