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I am an animal — I act like one too!

1 April 2014

I have a question …. Are we animals? I mean, are we able to take control of our actions, or are we unable to control ourselves? On an almost daily basis, I am amazed about the duplicitous arguments made by people regarding their ability, or lack thereof, to control themselves and their actions. We blame […]

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I fail too many times to count

13 February 2014

How many times I fail… How many times I know what is the just thing to do, but I choose to turn-away from that path and take the easier one. Let me not convey some perfectionism that implies the ability to never get angry or frustrated, but I do believe I can always get better […]

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Another Endearing Budweiser Commercial

30 January 2014

Budweiser appears to be at it again… trying to pull the tears out of millions of hardened men as they try to simply have a beer and watch the annual gridiron battle on TV — the Super Bowl. Maybe we should declare Super Bowl Sunday the one time per year that real men can let […]

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Leader Parenting vs. Manager Parenting

6 January 2014

Are you a leader parent or a manager parent? Too often our busy lives, our lives where we seek balance, in our roles as parents, we devolve into management. We busy ourselves arranging time and other resources to hopefully maximize the benefit across the largest population. In the military, we loath the word manager. We […]

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Movember – Next Year

12 November 2013

Shucks! I have never heard of this. How is that? MOVEMBER!!! As an Army Strategist, I love it when organizations build a strategy… Movember’s is: Campaign Strategy & Goals: We will get men to grow moustaches and the community to support them by creating an innovative, fun and engaging annual Movember campaign that results in: […]

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Veterans Day – McCormick and Schmick’s

11 November 2013

Yesterday, my wife and I ate lunch at the McCormick and Schmick’s restaurant in Crystal City, Arlington, VA. McCormick and Schmick’s is a wonderful restaurant and the one in Crystal City has an excellent staff that is polite and helpful all the time. This is just a short blog to say — THANK YOU, McCormick […]

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IRS Shredding the Constitution

11 November 2013

In one of the best images I have seen in a while, we can easily get the message of how the IRS views the citizens of the USA. This image comes from my friends at Patriot Post. Who is it that directs the IRS? Both sides of the political spectrum should abhor the actions of […]

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