The 10-year question.

The 10-year question.

Last January, I went skiing with three friends to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It was an amazing trip and one of my favorite mountains I’ve ever visited. It didn’t hurt that Wyoming is home of the Walt Longmire books, the best mystery series I’ve read in years. It was my...
The magical magnet you probably need, too.

The magical magnet you probably need, too.

My wife and I are teaching our oldest daughter how to drive. It’s a stressful experience because the second you sit in the passenger seat while your kid drives you realize a few things: 1. These roads are so narrow! 2. Why don’t we have any street lights? This town is...
Don’t let anger steal your creativity.

Don’t let anger steal your creativity.

Recently, a politician tweeted something foolish. I saw the tweet, shrugged at it and then glanced at the amount of comments that single tweet had. There were 112,000 responses. That made me so sad because that meant tens of thousands of people spent their very...
How to enjoy social media 100% more.

How to enjoy social media 100% more.

I have a love/hate relationship with social media. There are parts of it I love, like the amount of creative opportunities it offers us that no other generation ever had access to.That I can work full time as an author is directly related to the chance social media...
A simple lesson it has taken me 43 years to learn.

A simple lesson it has taken me 43 years to learn.

To be honest, the two sentences I am about to share are very slippery. They are the types of sentences that you learn, carry around for a few weeks or even a few months, but then forget. They fall right out of your head and a year later you bump back into them and...