Not Selfish to Love Yourself

It's not just a fear that has me not asking for help.  It's the "well, someone has it worse off than I do."   I write this and people are starving.  People were hurt in a blast.  People have lost limbs; people are "worse off than I am." It is the that I haven't fully...

I Hate to Ask…

See, last week I was really supposed to start working on outrageous requests.  Today is technically not the 7th... but I am trying to catch up on posts and it is easier to make certain they are in the correct date order. I hate to ask outrageous requests...  I...

Website Proposal Outrageous Request

Being a service professional and deciding what to charge is not always easy.   Projects lines may seem easy to define, but related things can creep in, which is hard to plan for these events, which makes it perfect for the Outrageous Request Blog...

Time for Outrageous Requests Challenge

Last month my coach; Therese Sparby, challenged me to make outrageous requests.    It reminded me of Jia Jiang and his rejection therapy.  You may remember him from the video a few months ago of a guy requesting Olympic Donuts.  (See the video below) He wanted to...

Wil Wheaton Meets Ultimate Blog Challenge

I haven't been writing in my personal blog (here) like I should... or like I once did, so I decided to do the Ultimate Blog Challenge.  But there is a caveat…  which I'll just leave until later… Change is inevitable (except from a vending machine) For regular readers,...

April Fools Online Pranks

I know it’s strange, but I enjoy April Fools Online Pranks It could be that I am way too serious too much of my life… but on April Fools, I search Social Media, and around the web to find the silly… to find the fun.

Standing For Others

While The Cost of Standing Up to Help... cost my youth group, the fact that someone out there needed someone to talk to and was denied was in my awareness. It wasn't the first time I stood up... I stood up in 7th Grade for others twice.  The higher the grade you were...

The Cost of Standing Up to Help…

The Year: 2001 An Invitation: Dinner at 7, at the home of a couple from the church I needed to make friends with adults, and after the marriage, and the loss of friends before, this seemed like the perfect occasion.  I say my age, because I actually had friends, 3 to...