10 Signs You’re Addicted to Your Smartphone

September 7, 2013


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Some of us like our phones. Some us love our phones. And some of us (okay me) would have an easier time recovering from a crystal meth addiction than going a single day without our phones. Smartphones, tablets and other mobile internet devices are of the single best conveniences of the modern world. In the […]

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The Secret Recipe of Failure

October 1, 2012


“As to the methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) If you ask the average person, most people would say they […]

What Can You Be Today?

September 18, 2012


  Every day we wake up, we’re given a new start, a fresh wind, a second chance. It’s life’s natural ‘Reset’ button. This observation is neither new nor remarkable. What’s remarkable is how few of us actually take advantage of it. Instead, far too many of us awake each day either preoccupied or consumed with […]

Birthday Thoughts

May 30, 2012


I wanted to share a few brief thoughts about turning 40. First, here are two of my favorite quotes. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” -Socrates “An unplanned life is not worth examining, for an unplanned life is one in which we do not know what we are trying to do or why, and one […]

In 4 Short Years, She’ll Be Gone

May 27, 2012


Last week, I attended my daughters 8th grade stepping up ceremony. While the choir sang a song titled, “For A Little While”, I had a flashback of the last 13 years with my little girl; the day she was born, her first birthday party, her first steps, and the day I walked her down what […]

Posted in: Faith and Family

13 Things I’ve Learned After 13 Years of Marriage

March 11, 2011


This week, Mrs. dabrotha and I celebrated 13 years of marriage. And while the number 13 may be a bad omen for some, in the life of a marriage it’s just long enough to have learned a few things. My marriage looks remarkably different than it did at year 3, 5 or even 10, and […]

Posted in: Lifestyle

MLK Day Reflection 2011

January 17, 2011


As we reflect on the life and legacy of MLK, it is undeniable that we’ve come far. The list is vast and not the topic of the this short post. For as much progress as we have made, there is still much work to be done. We must not rest. In my opinion it is […]

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