Here’s the worst gift I ever gave my wife.

Here’s the worst gift I ever gave my wife.

What’s the worst gift you ever gave someone? I’ve given some terrible ones over the years. I would love to say it’s because my personality style doesn’t value gifts or maybe it’s not my love language, but that’s not the truth. The truth is that sometimes I just wait...
The 10-year question.

The 10-year question.

Last January, I went skiing with three friends to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It was an amazing trip and one of my favorite mountains I’ve ever visited. It didn’t hurt that Wyoming is home of the Walt Longmire books, the best mystery series I’ve read in years. It was my...
The magical magnet you probably need, too.

The magical magnet you probably need, too.

My wife and I are teaching our oldest daughter how to drive. It’s a stressful experience because the second you sit in the passenger seat while your kid drives you realize a few things: 1. These roads are so narrow! 2. Why don’t we have any street lights? This town is...
How to enjoy social media 100% more.

How to enjoy social media 100% more.

I have a love/hate relationship with social media. There are parts of it I love, like the amount of creative opportunities it offers us that no other generation ever had access to.That I can work full time as an author is directly related to the chance social media...
A simple lesson it has taken me 43 years to learn.

A simple lesson it has taken me 43 years to learn.

To be honest, the two sentences I am about to share are very slippery. They are the types of sentences that you learn, carry around for a few weeks or even a few months, but then forget. They fall right out of your head and a year later you bump back into them and...
The decision you and I make every single day.

The decision you and I make every single day.

A few years ago, I was walking to the stage to speak at an event. I saw this on the ground and stopped dead in my tracks. It might just look like tape at first, but this it’s actually a lot more than that. This is the decision you have to make every day if you’re...