7 Things Your Wife / Girlfriend Wishes You Knew

This post was originally written by Kyle Boureston over at Mantelligence. As soon as I read this, I immediately identified a handful of things that I could be doing better for my wife and I thought, “Hey if I can benefit from this, I bet my Strange Lifer’s can as well.” Even if you are already married, this applies. After all, we never stop dating our spouse. Here you go. Continue reading “7 Things Your Wife / Girlfriend Wishes You Knew”

Start Winning

What are you passionate about and to what lengths would you go to experience those things? For years, I worked in a variety of jobs out of necessity, not really doing anything that I enjoyed but merely surviving. I had to have a job if I wanted to have a home. I needed to have a job if I intended to continue to have a legally licensed vehicle. The jobs weren’t terrible. I worked at McDonald’s flipping burgers. I made headlights at North American Lighting. I put together Oprah magazine at R&R Donnelly’s. I worked in the dairy department for Wal-Mart and even drove a fork truck for Coca Cola for a few months.

Those jobs were fine. They paid the bills. I definitely was not passionate about them. Continue reading “Start Winning”

She said yes and here we are.

I remember waking up on this day, eleven years ago, with an understanding that I was about to do something that would change my life, forever. At the time, I lived with a bunch of other guys in a house that probably should have been condemned and torn down. I got up that morning and went over to my friend, Danny Brown’s, house to get ready. Danny and his wife were in the process of moving to Seattle so their house was pretty much empty.  Continue reading “She said yes and here we are.”

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