Favorite? Best? Happier living.

fa·vor·ite ˈfāv(ə)rət/Submit adjective 1. preferred before all others of the same kind. best best/Submit adjective 1. of the most excellent, effective, or desirable type or quality. I like knives. I like them for a strange reason. They take me away, spiritually, to the woods. I just need to hold them and I’m briefly transported to…

Two secrets for great photos.

Want to take some great photo’s? Everyone does. Over the past couple of years I’ve taken a surprising amount of fabulous pictures. Here’s how. Buy a good camera and lens. I have a Sony NEX7. Most of my beach photos are shot with a 55-210mm zoom lens. You can pick up a used NEX5 or…

Mindset – Growth vs Fixed

The book Mindset comes down to how you look at life. People generally have either a Fixed mindset or a Growth mindset. 

Security “I can’t go for that!”

According to security, I would not be allowed to see the concert because I had a “professional” camera. Rose and I went to a different gate. They weren’t so concerned with my camera. 

Worlds fastest bicyclist.

I was watching Columbo the other day and noticed a bicyclist speeding past a couple in a convertible.

Do it yourself.

A perfect example of do it yourself. A lot of people are afraid of simple car repairs, but if you’re willing to get your hands dirty, you can save a lot of money and learn a thing or two in the process.

Persistence and determination.

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Best Chicken you will ever have.

Make sure you prepare this chicken the night before. I put it in Ziploc bags in the refrigerator over night. An old fashioned charcoal grill works the best.

It’s good to have a goal.

The only downside is the NSX used to be a $70,000 car…now it’s almost $200,000. But, that’s what goals are made for.  

Day at the Beach

It’s nice to see people you love in tune with nature. It’s hard to hide Mike’s happiness.