Day 173 – A Simple Stain

“Recognize the good in others, not their stains.” – Richard G. Scott Today is brought to you by a simple stain. Yesterday at work I wore this shirt around all day without anybody saying anything to me. In the afternoon, I looked in the mirror and I caught a glimpse of a quite large highlighterContinue reading “Day 173 – A Simple Stain”

Day 172 – The Hunger Games

“A goal should scare you a little, and excite you a lot.” – Joe Vitale The hunger games are now officially complete. The time leading up to the wedding was filled with or should I say not filled with many calories / carbs. There were plenty of salads instead of cheesesteaks and fries. It wasContinue reading “Day 172 – The Hunger Games”

Day 171 – A Good Problem

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert Schuller “Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Amalia and I have run into a good problem. We are running out of things to get rid of. Why is this good? Because it means we are doingContinue reading “Day 171 – A Good Problem”

Day 170 – Summertime Smiles

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” – Jenny Han The quote chosen for today is a little extreme but I think a lot of us can relate. School has just let our for summer vacation, the weather is warming up (finally), and the summer vacations and outdoor events withContinue reading “Day 170 – Summertime Smiles”

Day 169 – Feeling Optimistic

“To find optimism, look for the good things in life. -Catherine Pulsifer “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” -Dalai Lama “Good thoughts, good things.” -Jessica Metcalfe There are so many awesome optimistic quotes that I had to share three to start off the post. I like to think of myself as an optimistic person.Continue reading “Day 169 – Feeling Optimistic”

Day 168 – Catching Up

“Set impossible challenges, then catch up with them.” -Richard Branson Today has been a day of catching up both with tasks and friends from the vacation, wedding and planning from both beforehand. A nice productive and fun day, these types of days are always needed. We have a similar day planned for tomorrow as weContinue reading “Day 168 – Catching Up”

Day 166 – A Break

“Taking a break can lead to breakthroughs.” – Russell Eric Dobda “Research shows that we need to take a break and decompress so we can be at our best at work—and at home. Maybe we should ask if the life we’re working so hard to create is fun to live? When’s the last time youContinue reading “Day 166 – A Break”

Day 156 – Showers

“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.” – Roger Miller Life is all about attitude. I mean it’s about so much more but that sounded really deep. I guess a better way to phrase it is, life is better when your attitude is better. This past weekend we got married and before youContinue reading “Day 156 – Showers”

Day 155 – A prize

“Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.” -Boris Pasternak The best type of prize is a surprise. Amalia and I just surprised our best buddy with a birthday gift and its just such a great feeling for the giver and the receiver. It’s always nice to see someone’s face and reaction toContinue reading “Day 155 – A prize”

Day 153 – Life is Good

“Get busy living or get busy dying.” — Stephen King “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” — Dalai Lama It does not get much better than this. I jokingly texted my friends today and said that I think my life has peaked. I got great news today about an exciting new job opportunity. ThisContinue reading “Day 153 – Life is Good”