About: This blog discusses my path to a healthier lifestyle by controlling the foods I eat and getting my diabetes under control. “Take care of that body, son. It’s the only one you’re getting and spare parts don’t come cheap”, my father once told me, remorseful in his own life choices. That was the … Read more The Diet That Deters Diabetes
It’s been 10 years since My Father spoke to me. 10 years and roughly two weeks. I took His life right around this time a decade ago. I keep telling myself He was never going to recover. It was merciful. It was the honourable thing to do. It was what I was placed here … Read more A Decade Without My Dad
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/336698-republican-in-georgia-race-i-do-not-support-a-livable-wage Ok..let’s talk about Economics for just a moment. Let’s talk about AMERICAN Economics. The article I linked above is the latest in a long list of examples of Republicans “not getting it” when it comes to the working class. Still, in the last election, they managed to win over a large portion of … Read more American Economics: 101
I am a __________. Over the course of my lives, I have filled in that blank with many things: Father, Husband, Friend, Radio Personality, Small Market Country Radio Programmer, Comedian, Actor, Car Salesman, Internet Manager (and all the fancy derivatives I use to make that sound fancier than it is). But when we step outside … Read more Playing the Part: From Career-Minded Workaholic to Happy Hubby Homemaker
When I was in radio I consistently saw several songs have through the roof research scores in the years following the 9/11 WTC attacks. “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)”, “Have You Forgotten”, “The Angry American” and “God Bless the USA”. All songs have a few things in common. For one, they are … Read more UnAmerican Patriotism
I won’t lie. The last few weeks for me have been a difficult mixture of frustration and just deep sadness. I get in these funks after long (involuntary) periods without seeing my daughters. It’s almost like withdrawals. The longer I go…the more numb I get. Checking my emotions at the door in ANY facet of … Read more Danny Lee: He Who Has Nothing Gave Me The Greatest Gift Of All. Perspective.
We are TAUGHT how to Love. It’s a lesson learned. Sure, some of it is instinct…we’re humans…we nurture…but for the most part…we aren’t given a handbook on how to love someone. Well…The Bible…but for argument’s sake and the fact that everyone’s Faith is different, we’ll just stick with my original point. We are TAUGHT to … Read more LESSONS IN LOVE
I admit it. I was wrong. That doesn’t happen very often so mark today in your calendar. I left radio for several reasons, among them…I was convinced I had nothing left to say. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Today was my third day of training at the dealership. It was my first day of … Read more What I Learned About Radio By Leaving It