Don’t End Your Sentences with Periods

 No, this isn’t going to be a post about English grammar and punctuation. Of course, as an English teacher, that is a topic near and dear to me. But chances are it isn’t for you. Besides, if it was going to be about grammar and punctuation, then why the...

Tired of All the GIGO

I do not think of myself as a very political person. Sure, I read the newspaper, check out stories on the Internet, and watch my share of television shows with a political focus. However, I don’t believe that I know all that much more than the average American...

Discipline Just Slapped Me in the Face

I typed the title of what I thought would be this post into this document. I then grabbed my phone and looked at the Notes app on it where the concept for the post was written. It often works that way. I get an idea, grab my phone, type in the idea in Notes, and then...

How You Do the Little Things

I enjoy listening to a sports radio talk show called “The Herd” with Colin Cowherd. I generally like Cowherd’s takes on a variety of sports topics, so I try to listen often. I also enjoy many of the guests he has on his show. One of his regular...

Don’t Hit Snooze

As I begin typing this post, it is 5:44 in the morning. I have been awake for the past 44 minutes. Awake, yes; energized and excited, not necessarily. But at least I have been awake and working to accomplish some things for that time. You see, I have a tendency too...

40 Books in a Year

As I begin this post, I have just been reading Jerry Seinfeld’s new book, Is This Anything? The entire book is just his stand-up comedy act jokes. For those of us who are Seinfeld fans, it is hilarious. It is also a trip down memory lane, as I remember seeing...