My three day fast: lessons from an extended fast

I fasted from food for three days last week, consuming only water for 72 hours. Here’s what I learned. I love pizza and not eating sucks. Ha! That's true, but here are some other, more meaningful lessons. Before I start, a disclaimer, I’m not a doctor. You may want to get their advice before trying … Continue reading My three day fast: lessons from an extended fast

A story: Our baby was born at home, and we were alone

My wife was in our bathtub laboring. I was beside her doing my best to help. Our baby was crowning, and no one was there to help. We were two new parents having a baby in our condo, on our own. True story. But let’s back up and fill in what occurred beforehand. My wife, … Continue reading A story: Our baby was born at home, and we were alone

Want to make the most of your time? Do this.

I used to think time was an abundant resource, almost limitless. Then I did this. I broke forty years down. There are 478 months, or 2086 weeks, or 14,600 days, or 350,400 hours in four decades.   And I'm in my forties and assuming that I live to my early 80's that's how much time … Continue reading Want to make the most of your time? Do this.

Want to make a better first impression? Do this.

This morning I had a meeting at 9:05 AM. That wasn’t the problem. The problem was I was running behind for my meeting, and I hate being late. I've been that way since I can remember. Maybe it was caused by my mother often showing up late for me. As a result, I've worked hard … Continue reading Want to make a better first impression? Do this.