News Makers

Used to be the news stations would report the news. Then came the insidious VNR’s and the news was now not what it is, but what the news stations want you to think it is. Colored by whatever political affiliations and agendas, news is now identified as “red” or “blue.” Either way, a load ofContinue reading “News Makers”

Mr. Big (mouth)

I left a lucrative career in the food service industry for the opportunity to start up my own company, in this adventure, a contracting/construction business in northwest Ohio. I mean I started this company from the ground up. Not far removed from my pool shark days of Las Vegas, I went to a local tavernContinue reading “Mr. Big (mouth)”

The End of the Innocence

An awesome song by Don Henley and the subject of today’s reading from my book Emotions: Not your Mama’s ABC’s! I am sure in some point in time, I will record and post a few Don Henley tunes that I cover. Man, what a voice. A big musical influence on me and my style, asContinue reading “The End of the Innocence”

Dialing it In

An expression that refers to effort, and how much a person gives of themselves. Instead of fighting and battling against something, isn’t it easier to just “dial it in” with minimal or no effort? I can’t do that. Never could. My problem many times, is giving TOO MUCH and OVERREACHING. Sounds weird, but that’s howContinue reading “Dialing it In”

Bailouts

I was curious to see what the definition of bailout was beyond the most obvious bail situation—getting out of jail. Dictionary.com lists it as a noun example:  a government bailout of a large company. And as an adjective example: bailout measures for hard-pressed small businesses. Am I missing something here? Government bailouts are nothing newContinue reading “Bailouts”