Musings

Public Speaking 101

As the President of Capital Toastmasters I in Washington, DC, I enjoy the opportunity to develop my skills in public speaking and to help others in the same pursuit. Sometimes it can be a real challenge though. For example: public speaking on 12seconds.tv Public speaking 101…in 12 seconds? on 12seconds.tv

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The Bionic Burger

This video points is made possible by raw food advocate David Wolfe. After watching this video, you’ll probably want to hear what he has to say so it’s a great piece of marketing. The video itself is a riot. If you haven’t seen it before, just hit the play button and to watch it. I…

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First day of Sam Camp

After going to Heart of the Samurai with Klemmer and Associates, there’s little reason to not go on to Sam Camp which is the final offering from their program. My first call was this evening and it was a great kick off. Having also worked with mastermind groups in other businesses, it’s great being in…

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Play It As It Lays

There are times when I feel down on myself because I see myself “behind” someone else. What comes after that? Time spent wondering why I’m where I’m at, why someone else is “ahead.” Why? Why? Why? It’s boring to just reflect on it. I’m sure I’m not alone in this activity either. Can you imagine…

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The joy of an organized home

I hired a professional organizer to come work on my house. She was scheduled for 5 hours today and I really had visions of everything, on both floors, to be all nifty and there to be heaps of stuff that I should have thrown away out by the curb. Well, one room of the house…

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Akismet: the great comment spam killer

As of this writing, the Akismet plugin for WordPress has caught 13,899 spam comments. I’m touched that spammers like the content on my blog so much. I mean thank you. I work hard at it. Running WordPress with the no-follow set to on for comment links, I really wonder WHY spammers are interested in leaving…

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WordPress 2.6 ate my homework

I’ve been sitting on version 2.3 of WordPress for a while. I just don’t get all giddy over the latest versions of software anymore and to upgrade I have to upload those files, and then I have to do stuff…blah blah blah. I mean sheesh, other software seems to manage semi-automatic upgrades. It turns out…

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Thoughts to ponder

HANDY LITTLE CHART?– GOD HAS A POSITIVE ANSWER:? ? ? YOU SAY GOD SAYS BIBLE VERSES You say:?‘It’s impossible’ God says:?All things are possible (Luke 18:27) You say:?‘I’m too tired’ God says:?I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28-30) You say:?‘Nobody really loves me’ God says:?I love you (John 3:1?6 & John 3:34 ) You say:?‘I…

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Even a Miracle Needs a Hand

Even A Miracle Needs A Hand It’s rare that I look for some piece of information and not find it on the internet, and even more rare when I can actually supply that information and be the first person to share it with the world. I recently looked for the lyrics to “Even A Miracle…

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