Monthly Archives: June 2014

My Silver Lining

I discovered a Swedish band a few years ago called First Aid Kit. They’re excellent. They just released a new album this past week entitled Stay Gold, which starts off with “My Silver Lining” – and it’s currently my favorite song. Not only is the music beautifully written and performed, but the lyrics are full of […]

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Grateful Graffiti

I was just going through my iPhone photos, and I came upon this pic that I took whilst living in Portland. I don’t condone graffiti – but as far as vandalism goes, at least this seems to have a positive and straightforward message!

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Being The Best Boss

Do you love your job – but not your boss? Or maybe you’re a boss and you sense trouble amongst your employees? I’ve always been blessed with good bosses and employees, but there are plenty of people who haven’t had the same luck. This is a great infographic from Officevibe for both employers and employees when it comes to […]

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Calvin and Hobbes and You

In case you missed it over the weekend, the clandestine return of “Calvin and Hobbes” creator Bill Watterson was all the buzz. Watterson’s return was a big surprise for longtime fans – and as part of all the excitement, Lifehacker posted this wonderful story today highlighting the artist’s tips on productivity. My favorite: “Let Your Mind Wander”. Here’s hoping you […]

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Meeting Mark Twain

Look who I met yesterday! This is an awesome Mark Twain impersonator at the Kern County Nut Festival in Bakersfield, California. It brought me back to childhood memories of studying all about Twain, since he’s a fellow native Missourian. So with that in mind, I wanted to share some of my favorite quotes attributed to the […]

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7 steps to the best workday ever

Cheer up, it’s not Monday (yet)! Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend. If you’re currently struggling to find happiness at work, a recent article by Inc. may have some helpful tips. Notably, focusing on things that inspire you, staying in shape, and planning for the future are all strategies that may help you work with more passion […]

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