Don’t know something? Google or YouTube it

don't know? look it up! christian lautenschleger

Today’s word of the day is autodidactic, brought to you by the internet.  The internet is perfect for those who don’t know something, which is to say all of us. Today, there is no excuse to say we “don’t know” and let that be the end of it.  The smartphone is ubiquitous.  Literally ubiquitous.  We can go to a third world country and see people living in mud huts, yet have their smartphone and iPad.  If we don’t know something, it is as simple as pulling up our favorite search engine or social video site.  It’s not difficult. Anyone can …

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Make the most of everyday

Everyday needs to be something.  We all have days better and worse than others.  Some days everything is “clicking” the way we want.  Some days are bogged down with activities, tasks, chores, and work that we would rather not do.  But, we have only one life (YOLO, y’all). We have 24 hours each day.  Today, I will be at my part-time “day job” for most of it.  Some people would chalk today up as a “wasted” day.  Especially with the freezing rain we had overnight.  But isn’t that mindset self-defeating?  Doesn’t that rationalize many days as “lost days” in which …

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