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Iceland: The Plan For Iceland

Thursday Aug 10, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Mandela EffectIceland: A place like this feels like it has more opportunities for wonder: less tread upon by man and; more shadows where magic can spring from.

Tech, Pop-Culture and Marketing

Tom, Dick and Harry

Wednesday Jun 18, 2014 - 9:03 PM

In the movie, The Great Escape, the POWs build three tunnels and they code named them “Tom,” “Dick,” and “Harry” as escape routes.

Six Sunglasses Later

Wednesday Jun 18, 2014 - 1:33 AM

Tim Ferriss had a piece on how you can make $4000 per month and he used the example of a company selling sunglasses. Why isn’t everyone doing this? Why aren’t all of you making a decent income from something this simple? Barriers and the desert.

Blogging for Fun and Profit - Part 3 - Marketing and Exposure

Monday Jun 16, 2014 - 10:04 PM

If a tree blogs in the forest will anyone reblog it? When writers turn to blogging, they often do it to gain a voice and work to attain some popularity. Some bloggers have a pre-built audience when they start. If you’re like me, you have to build that popularity from scratch. You have to prepare for popularity and then push it out there into the respective channels.

Three Days in Cumberland - Day Three

Monday Jun 16, 2014 - 2:00 AM

Talking to Mike "Mr #beer" Tymchuk at Rider's PizzaAfter ruminating on life in Cumberland for three days, I have some thoughts about moving there and what I could instead do here in Victoria.

Three Days in Cumberland - Day Two

Saturday Jun 14, 2014 - 11:00 PM

Cumberland BCCumberland seemed to be an easy place to live in-- like a video game level where the developers didn’t plunk in too many NPCs. Most of the shops are open and the merchants are friendly. I didn’t go into all of the rooms, but I didn’t encounter anything untoward.

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Mueller Begins To Indict The Trump Campaign

Monday Oct 30, 2017 - 11:29 AM

Americans would have gone to war on news that the Russkies messed with their election process. Nowadays, 65-millions of them cheer on their installed president. But the wall is coming down! We'll have to see how far this goes. The crest of fake news and damaging ads in our Facebook feeds may have had a heavy influence on swinging voters.

Thoughts, Growth and Personal Stuff

The Brass Ring

Friday May 9, 2014 - 1:32 AM

I’m coming off of a period of some hard, unrewarding work. It leaves me wondering, “How do I succeed?” It’s not mysterious alchemy. But I like to remind myself of what success looks like and what it looks like to see the brass ring and bat it out of the way.

2014

Monday Dec 30, 2013 - 2:28 PMEvery year at this time of year, I do a “Year in Review.” I complain about why the last year didn’t work out or what I learned. That’s no longer my style. The past is prologue. The past serves as a foundation to build upon. For me, 2013 was about getting some definition. I got a belly full what I didn’t want. Continue reading to hear what I do want in 2014.

The Gall!

Wednesday Jul 10, 2013 - 12:04 AMSometimes, I am not the most positive person. I have learned to not fear or shun the dark, but use it like a dank mine of ideas-- like a repository of jam-side-down toast. Sometimes I feel this swell of negativity when people get away something. I am amazed by the gall of some people. But maybe I shouldn't be galled at people. Maybe people who push their luck are pushing the boundaries for us all.

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