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Monday, August 21, 2017

Rainer Maria Rilke Quote....

Check out his poetry....This quote hit the spot today:

The only journey is the one within – Rainer Maria Rilke  

Saturday, August 19, 2017


Come to find out, my 4th great-uncle (leader of the biggest Kentucky feud ever) and 10th great-grandfather (Chief of All Cherokees in 1675) on my maternal grandmother’s side were pretty notorious characters:

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Orange You Say?

Pulled a couple of these out of my garden recently thinking that something was wrong, but they are good to eat, having a lemony flavor…..non-pickling variety…

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


I know I posted a similar picture recently, but my garden is producing some really interesting looking beans of late….

Monday, August 14, 2017

Milan Kundera Quote....

“The stupidity of people comes from having an answer for everything. The wisdom of the novel comes from having a question for everything.” - Milan Kundera

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Metrics Tracking....

For the three areas I said I'd track this year, I'm up 11% (net worth), down 76.2% (debt) and down 7.5% (average body weight)....

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Weekly Retrospective....

What I’m reading:   Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss and America 2020 by Porter Stansberry

What I’m listening to:     Financial podcasts by Dave Ramsey

Where I’m failing:  Procrastinating too much….need to start scheduling my day again

What I’m excited about:   Taking my son to Georgia Southern tomorrow to start his college career….

Quote that has me thinking:   “I'm not a fighter, but in my mind I'm fighting every day. 'What's new? What am I doing?' I'm fighting myself. My soul is samurai. My roots aren't samurai, but my soul is.” -  Masaharu Morimoto

What I need to work on:    Presentation for homeless feedings and community garden install for Helping Hands….

What I’ve been pondering:    How quickly my son has grown up….the things I screwed up…the things I got right….but confident in my son and God to see him through….