Category Archives: Odd Ends

Heroes


Heroes We use that word a lot lately. From the dictionary(1): 1. a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. 2. a person who, in the opinion of others, has heroic qualities or has performed a heroic act and is regarded as a model or ideal: He was a local hero when he saved the drowning child. Note, there’s nothing in there about how a hero suffers, how poor or rich he might be, or other circumstances. Those do not define a hero. Heroes are defined by action. My Heroes Heroes are specific…


Best Email Tuesday


What’s your favorite email this Tuesday? A quick note from mom? Your boss sent a thank you along? Perhaps your honey sent you a little tease? My favorite email today comes from across the ocean. From Emelie: Hi Todd, do you send postcards to Sweden? If so I would love to get one, love snail…


Tattoo Giveaway Over


A few weeks back I posted the Name That Tattoo Contest. Several great ideas were suggested. The winner is Michael with the suggestion of ‘sunshine.’ Random selection with thanks to Random.org. Here’s a few of my favorite suggestions: Social @nanna_j fire breathing dragon Social is king these days and important to what I do. Nanna J is…


Movies Rules of Success


Movies, they give us a bit of fantasy to break up the tress in our lives. Sometimes they show us places we’ll never get to see in person, or take us inside an experience beyond our reach.  One thing all movies have in common though is a protagonist. He or she is the one we’re…


Evil Plans, Instructions, and Captain Marvel


Or what’s in the reading queue! Read Instructions by Neil Gaiman out loud to my wife. The story really draws you in. Purchase intent wasn’t just for the adults. Hopefully it’s a story my granddaughters will enjoy. Neil Gaiman has written several children’s books with illustrations. Be sure to check them out. The Essential Captain…