Monthly Archives: July 2013



2017-02-03T02:25:17+00:00July 27th, 2013|

If my father were alive there’s a strong possibility that we wouldn’t have grown up without money. If I would have started playing basketball at an earlier age who knows what kind of college I could have went to right out of high school. If I would have never gotten injured maybe I would just be [...]


2017-02-03T02:25:17+00:00July 20th, 2013|

The term "sweat equity" is usually used in real estate. In lamens terms its manual labor performed in return for a share in ownership, in this case a home. Projects like Habitat for Humanity help those that are less fortunate build the house they will eventually live in. What I love about this concept is [...]


2017-02-03T02:25:17+00:00July 14th, 2013|

When you're younger you believe in the tooth fairy. Your mom or dad tell you this elaborate story about how she swoops down while you're sleeping, takes your tooth, and leaves the dollar bill under your pillow. It's not until you get a little older that you realize that the tooth fairy, along with Santa [...]

Speedbumps and Roadblocks

2017-02-03T02:25:17+00:00July 13th, 2013|

Sometimes life happens. What I mean by that is life is unpredictable. Sometimes great things happen in our lives and other times not so great things do. Every day we walk out the door we can't control what might happen to us, but we can control how we perceive it. There are two different ways [...]

The Colosseum

2017-02-03T02:25:17+00:00July 11th, 2013|

On my "to do" list formerly known as my "bucket list" I have about sixty things listed so far. Whenever I achieve one of these goals I cross it off the back of the envelope where I have them written down. This list has some things on it I don’t share with anyone but out [...]


2017-02-03T02:25:18+00:00July 6th, 2013|

Do you know where we are? This is the question that almost every wife in the world has asked her husband at some point. Usually because of the Fred Flinstone that is deeply set into a man's DNA he will respond with, "Of course I do hon relax". Five hours and ten gas station stops [...]