August 20, 2019

Every Diet Works . . . If Only For a Little While

Last week I was encouraging my daughter Elizabeth to attend an event at our church.  She didn’t wanna go. I said, “Noelle’s gonna be there.” She said, “Noelle and I are complete opposites.” I asked, “Whadaya mean?” She answered, “Noelle’s really shy.” (She’s right.  Noelle is really shy.  And Elizabeth, after warming up to someone, is certainly not.) I asked, “Is Noelle mean, rude, unkind, and disrespectful?” She replied, “No.” I said, “So, you’re mean, rude, unkind, and disrespectful?!” She got my [hyperbolic] point. Instead […]
December 18, 2016

Act Like You’ve Been There Before!

“When you go into the end zone, act like you’ve been there before.” – Vince Lombardi [unsourced] I mentioned to someone at that gym I was considering going golfing later in the day.  He said inquisitively, “Working out and golfing in the same day?!”  To which I replied, “Sure, the pros do it.”  He said, “You’re no pro”. He’s right, I know.  I’m no pro.  But do pros wait until they’ve turned professional to act like pros?  To do the things pros do?  No, I […]