Personalized copy of #Tryharder

Many people have asked if I would sign their book, but they live too far away or its just difficult to make it happen.  For a $50 donation to the Phoebe Fund, I will send a personalized copy of #Tryharder […]

You know what’s grosser than gross? THIS BLOG!

  Things have a way of working themselves out.   In 1996, I was sitting in my apartment in San Angelo, TX playing Madden football with my roommate Matthew. I thought of this moment the other day when I was […]


“He’s a nice guy”. “She’s cute”. “He has a good job”. “She has a good heart”. Almost always, all of these phrases are the kiss of death when it comes to dating. Eventually, after you get older and some dating […]

Jury Duty (My time as Pauly Shore)

There are moments in your life when you want your name or number called. When the coach needs someone to take the potential game winning shot or when you are randomly selected to win something; those are the times in […]

Need some lube?

When mechanical parts work together they are usually separated by a small amount of oil or lubricant to prevent them from breaking down. When we are going through a difficult time and the friction of life takes its toll on […]

Why you should fire people on the first floor

More than 15 years ago I was handed the keys to my very first radio station as a program director. I had been in radio for a bit, and was the #2 guy in the programming hierarchy for a few […]

Are you sitting down?

Are you sitting down? I started this blog 8 months ago and then put it down and moved on to other blog topics. It’s been in the back of my brain for a while now and I just couldn’t seem […]

Don’t hold your breath

Real talk here. We’ve all done it. We have all waited, somewhat patiently, for the karma train to roll in and hit someone. We place a deserving or undeserving target onto someone else’s back and hope that the balance of […]

#Adulting #Parenting

A while back a friend of mine, who just got married at 30 but did not have children, asked me a series of interesting questions about fatherhood. She just shot them at me in rapid fire fashion and I answered […]

Why I can’t have nice things!

Every year, for my birthday, my father in law sends me cash in a card. This is what grandparents do for grandkids and this is what my father in law does for me. I guess I prefer he send me […]