I took a road trip with my punkin last weekend. We spent 14 hours total in the car, just the two of us, and somehow we made it home in one piece. Well, in two pieces. Her and me. I mean, but we were each in one piece. (Huh?) What I’m trying to say is, […]


“It must be nice.” Followed closely by: “Oh, you’re so lucky!” It’s kind of like working tirelessly for a decade (or two, or three) and being branded an overnight success when you suddenly make it big. It kind of reminds me about my journey towards becoming a writer, too. I’m lucky? Okay. Sure. Call me […]

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Your kids. Your spouse. Your job. No money. Too much money. Too much debt. Too much success. Too much failure. Your age. Your friends. Your lack of friends. Reasons. Excuses. They can only be one or the other. They can’t be both. How you categorize them is up to you, and is under no one […]

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Of all the tidbits of motivation and education and excitement I soaked up during our 5-day stint in Las Vegas earlier this month for the annual Vemma convention, this one takes the cake. It’s a gal named Caroline. She’s not a part of Vemma. Her talk isn’t about Vemma. It’s not even about network marketing. […]

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Have you written this down?

February 2, 2012

My definition of success is being able to do whatever I want, whenever I want, without having to think twice about the finances to do so. A checklist for this success would be: – do I have complete control over my time? Yup. – do those that I care about have complete control over their […]

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September 22, 2011

It’s easy to do, many things are. It’s also easy not to do. That’s the tricky part. ‘It’ meaning, well…everything. Which side will you choose? Reasons for doing something are often identical to the excuses for not doing them. Reasons versus excuses is really just a point of view. A choice. I don’t have any […]

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Just because

March 1, 2011

Because there’s never been a better time than now. Because you can. Because it makes you happy. Because you’re going to prove them wrong. Because you’re going to prove them right. Because it won’t kill you to try…and you won’t know until you try. Because what if it works? Because an expansion always follows a […]


Diary From a Classroom, Part 2

December 30, 2010

old school, by alamosbasement on Flickr

NOTE: Click HERE for Diary of a Classroom, Part 1 Well, a few weeks ago I promised more notes from a classroom and, you guys, I almost didn’t survive to tell this tale. The first half of my required classes in order to apply for my real estate license went pretty well. There was an […]