Seth posted a great thought on this simple truth yesterday.
Every person should have the opportunity to overcome incredible difficulty at some point in life. I’m talking about something that comes so close to breaking you, a challenge that seems truly insurmountable. Of course, life is full of things that seem impossible — until you find a way to do them. If you’re fortunate, you’ll find out what it’s like to have such an accomplishment. For me, that challenge has been dyslexia. When I was young, reading and writing seemed impossible. Learning to compensate for my difficulties has been one of the… Read More
“Obamacare” has been a contentious subject since long before the Affordable Care Act was passed here in the U.S. I’m one of those who feel the law is vastly flawed while also a significant improvement over the status quo it replaced. I pay a fixed percentage of my health insurance premiums. When the overall premium rises, my portion of the premium also rises. This year I saw my share of those premiums rise, as they do every year. But something funny happened this year: they rose by less than at any point… Read More
cold November air drizzling everywhere Katie doesn’t care One of the things I like about a day off is not having to leave the house before dawn. This morning I had the bright idea of walking the dog. Having not paid much attention to the weather forecast, I was unaware we would be greeted by a cold drizzle. In my experience, days like this usually have a shortening effect on walks with Katie. Not so this morning. We departed as my wife left for work. Exactly one hour — and a mile… Read More
It’s Election Day in the U.S. More specifically, it’s an unglamorous, under-attended mid-term Election Day. The decisions being made during mid-terms never draw as much attention from the voting public, but they’re just as important. If you have the right to vote, please exercise it today.
Echoing a theme from Seth.