Category Archives: Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom: From Everest to Kindness

I like to share potent words of wisdom from time to time. Kelso (Yes, Ashton Kutcher…seriously). A commencement speech by Neil Gaiman Here are couple more poignant ideas to add to the mental vault. 1. Fifty years ago, Jim Whittaker became the first … Continue reading

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Awesome Life Advice from an Awesome Dude, Kelso.

Check out this awesome life advice from Ashton Kutcher. At the Teen Choice Awards no less. Kelso may not be able to find his car, but there’s more than meets the eyes. Seriously good advice to teens….or anyone. Nice work … Continue reading

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The Dude Seeks Life Advice from a Chain Email & a Farmer

I hate chain emails as much as the next dude, but sometimes the chain just speaks to you! I would imagine that I delete 99.99% of chain emails without a mere glimpse. Yet somehow this brilliant advice not only caught … Continue reading

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The Dude Has Always Wanted To…Blow Glass

If I have an idea, I tend to give it a whirl. Thanks to a wise sage (Mr. S. Barry ), I tend to live by the motto of “Be the Expert.” Wise words, right? We’re all just faking our … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from the US Forest Service

Check out this awesome list of “What to do When Lost in the Woods” from the US Forest Service way back in 1946. It’s a practical list that can save a life in a dangerous situation, but as Brain Pickings … Continue reading

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Say It Ain’t So: 2012 Ice Cream Crisis!

I try not to have regrets. Life is too short to worry about what might have been. However, the Dude missed two career paths that have left trails of regret. 1. Zamboni driver. You know. That car-type thing that cleans … Continue reading

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Make Good Art

Growing up, I never really considered myself an “artist.” But over the years, that’s changed. The Dude is now a believer that everyone is an artist. We all have great art inside of us. In fact, everyone has absolutely brilliant … Continue reading

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Finish Strong

I’m a big fan of the story of this dude Nate Ebner. I spent a large portion of my life living outside of Boston. And as a result, Boston sports have been ingrained in me. Boston is a pretty crazy … Continue reading

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Verbal Storm

It has been raining words at the Dude casa over the last week. We had the pleasure of enjoying a visit from Grammie and Papa, and Little Dude chose a great time to open the flood gates on his vocab. … Continue reading

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Extra Sprinkles

This passed weekend, the Princess enjoyed a sleepover. Always an adventure. The excitement could hardly be contained in her little body. Of course Mrs. Dude pulled out all the stops, including movies, pizza, and an ice cream party. The ladies … Continue reading

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