I’ve needed to update the workbench in my shop for a while now. The same one has been in use for years and it shows. It’s banged up, stained, and bit too small for many of the projects I’ve been working on lately. It sits next to my table saw, but because of how the … Continue reading The Space Between
Back in 2013, Bhagwan Kare fell gravely ill. In order to diagnose his condition, doctors said they needed to perform an MRI. The procedure would cost the resident of Maharashtra India about 5,000 rupees, money he and his wife Lata simply did not have. With no way to borrow the funds, the future looked dim … Continue reading Unqualified
I’ve mentioned before that I’m a Star Wars fan. I’ve seen the original trilogy of movies so many times that I can practically recite each line along with the actors. Sometimes I find myself thinking about a random scene and a quote just sticks in my head. There are so many great quotes from Star … Continue reading There Is No Try
I have a small workshop in the backyard. I learned woodworking from my grandfather and I get a great deal of satisfaction from creating something with my own hands. I spend a lot of time out there and have made several improvements to the shop over the past several months in order to make it … Continue reading Clearing the Air
This weekend I had the opportunity to see “1917,” the new film by director Sam Mendes. It’s an intriguing story about a couple of young soldiers sent to deliver a crucial message to troops on the front lines of World War I in France. Mendes wrote the story after hearing tales of his grandfather who … Continue reading Seamless
Depending on which source you look at, between 60 and 80 percent of New Years resolutions fail. By February first, people have either abandoned or forgotten about the goals they set for themselves. For most, it seems, the bar that is set turns out to be a bit too high. Resolutions aren’t the only goals … Continue reading What’s Your Next Milestone?
Do you have big plans to ring in the New Year? Maybe a party to attend, with friends and a band and confetti at midnight? Maybe you prefer something quieter – staying home with family to watch the ball drop on television. Or perhaps you plan to be in bed long before the celebration begins, … Continue reading Big Plans