That 2021 Energy Playlist

Well friends, we’ve made it past 2020. I figured we could all use a bit of a pickup after that, so I’ve created “[That 2021 Energy Mix](https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/that-2021-energy-mix/pl.u-doljWcNmzzm)” – songs sure to pump you up, in a thematic playlist. Let’s walk through it! Well friends, we’ve made it past 2020. I figured we could all use… Continue reading That 2021 Energy Playlist

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Losing a Guy (a.k.a. 170 pounds) in Just Under 11 Years

On March 16, 2011, I weighed myself for the first time in over 10 years. What I saw shocked me into action, confused me regarding my past, and launched me ultimately on a journey to lose over 170 pounds (and counting). This article details the whole story, from inspiration, to action, to relapse, to action,… Continue reading Losing a Guy (a.k.a. 170 pounds) in Just Under 11 Years

Franklin, the Ghost Who Successfully Evicted Hipsters from His Home, Parts 1 & 2

On October 1, 2019, two new books of mine will be released! One of them is a short story collection. The star is a little ghost named Franklin, who just doesn’t get the whole haunting thing. Interested to read the first 2 parts (of 4) of Franklin’s story, and to see the Table of Contents… Continue reading Franklin, the Ghost Who Successfully Evicted Hipsters from His Home, Parts 1 & 2

Bullets

As promised, when my Facebook Author page reached 200, I wrote a story based upon poll results. Here’s the Evil Item of Clothing story… “He was shot in both eyes?”, Detective Horne said, incredulously. “Yes, apparently so, although the killer was a bit off with the left eye – it was slightly off center. Right… Continue reading Bullets

ProfLife – Being Productive Out of the Office

One of the great things about being a professor is that we’re essentially trained to be project managers – people who are specialists in a given topic area but also trained through graduate school to be self-sufficient. It surprises many to learn that when I’m assigned a course to teach, I receive very few ‘mandated’… Continue reading ProfLife – Being Productive Out of the Office

I’m Excited… I Swear!

I teach psychology for a living, and each and every time I talk about the Big 5 personality traits, I reflect a bit on my own mental makeup. If you’re curious, it looks something like this What stands out? Aside from the fact that I don’t tend to favor the middle in any factor, the… Continue reading I’m Excited… I Swear!

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Help… After 14 Years, I Still Haven’t Figured Out How To Blog Regularly

They say that you never stop learning, and I hope that’s true because there is still so much for me to learn. Like how to remember to update my blog regularly. About 3 months ago I started trying to make at least one entry in my Day One journal per day, just to have something… Continue reading Help… After 14 Years, I Still Haven’t Figured Out How To Blog Regularly

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Monday Haiku Revisited

An artist named Mike Meulstree took my Monday Haiku from a few months ago and made a very nice piece of art! Hope the struggle isn’t too real for my readers and friends today! Listen, we're all on the struggle bus. It's Monday. —-#Haiku by @jonwestfallLettering by yours truely—-#handlettering #type #design #thedailytype #goodtype #letters #typespire… Continue reading Monday Haiku Revisited

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