Root, Root, Root for the Home Team . . .

Root, Root, Root for the Home Team . . .

There’s a guy I work with in Milwaukee who is a true Wisconsin sports fan. Packers, Brewers, Badgers, Bucks — he loves them all and supports his teams any way he can. On the other hand, my team allegiances are fungible — able to be replaced by...
How Will You Be Remembered?

How Will You Be Remembered?

I spent a morning with a great speaker this week — Jay Rifenbary. Jay is the author of Return to Your Core: Principles for a Purposeful and Respected Life. His presentation on Tuesday morning was about core values. At one point he asked the group, “What...
The Loss of Henry Bills — Friend and Mentor

The Loss of Henry Bills — Friend and Mentor

While I started out in technical┬átheatre, fortune took me in a different direction and I have spent most of my adult life in the architectural metal business — primarily dealing with railings. While my technical and communications background were skills that I...
I’m Getting Too Old For This Sh!t

I’m Getting Too Old For This Sh!t

I had read an article last year which proposed an interesting premise: once you reach 60, you acquire the right to make the statement “I’m getting too old for this sh!t”. I whole-heartedly accept. “Hey honey, can you clear out the...