A few days ago I had the great opportunity of watching "October Sky". Now, I've seen October sky before, but I saw it long enough ago that all I remembered was I kind of liked it, but it was mostly boring. This time was completely different. I felt like I was watching a movie about … Continue reading MKE Week 16 – Leaving the Mine
Instead of starting 2018 with resolutions, we started something different. We've been working on our goals since September, and now we're beginning a thirteen week transformation based on an idea from my favorite founding father, Benjamin Franklin. His idea was to focus on one attribute he wanted to exemplify per week, for thirteen weeks. This … Continue reading MKE Week 15 – 13 Week Transformation
"Thought is a spiritual activity and is therefore endowed with creative power. This does not mean that some thought is creative, but that all thought is creative." In contemplating what to write about today, I wanted to share some of the reasoning behind my goal of six pack abs, and why that's important to me. … Continue reading MKE Week 14 – All Thought is Creative?
Turns out a weekly weigh in is indeed a much better idea. I'm down another pound and a half, and now I really know what people mean when they say that spot reduction is a myth. My pants fit perfectly a few months ago, and now they're baggy. My wedding ring used to require a … Continue reading MKE Week 13 – Onward and Upward!
"In the Orient young bulls are tested for the fight arena in a certain manner. Each is brought to the ring and allowed to attack a picador who pricks them with a lance. The bravery of each bull is then rated with care according to the number of times he demonstrates his willingness to charge … Continue reading MKE Week 12 – I am the Bull
My favorite line from the third scroll of the "Greatest Salesman in the World" by Og Mandino is "I am a lion and I refuse to talk, to walk, to sleep with the sheep. Mostly because I can't say it out loud without smiling. And it's more than that. It sounds funny and makes me … Continue reading MKE Week 11 – Persistence and Sheep
I finished recording my Definite Major Purpose (DMP) and mixed it with the song "Illumination" by Jennifer Thomas. I ended up recording my reading on my phone, then sending that to my computer, where I used audacity to mix it with the song. Then I got it uploaded to my Amazon Music account so I … Continue reading MKE Week 10 – Seasonings for Subby