Diary of a Fat Kid

Diary of a Fat Kid

It was like being in sixth grade and waking up to eight inches of snow on the ground. I would liken it to walking into a bank with no tellers, an open vault, and a note which reads, “make yourself at home”. It was similar to having the key to every kart at...
LHRL Podcast Episode 37:  William Darby

LHRL Podcast Episode 37: William Darby

0-3:30 Intro and Outtakes 3:30-10:00 We sing Happy Birthday to Amanda. How Darby got to Olive Branch. Darby’s Tire & Auto 10:00-20:00 Darby opens up 2nd store in Oxford. His appreciation for his outstanding staff and great customers. 20:00-30:00...
Is it all gonna be “ok”?

Is it all gonna be “ok”?

“If you could go to the future for one day of your life, what day what you choose, and what age would you be?” At the dinner table last night, our daughter, Andie Kate, was posing some hypothetical questions. This particular question stuck. I don’t...
The Power of Acknowledgement

The Power of Acknowledgement

Beefcake#14 What is more important to you, income or acknowledgement? That was the questioned which was recently posed to me. I was asked if I were more driven by praise or money. The answer was simple, praise. I’m an extrovert. For better or worse, I rely on...
Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block

Beefcake #13 You ever heard of Seth Godin? He has quickly become one of my favorite writers. This weekend, I listened to Mr. Godin as a guest on the Moment Podcast. During this episode he speaks briefly on the subject of “writer’s block”. He says...