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Life Lessons from the End: What can Aging & Death Teach Us?

Considering the recent post about my Grandfather, this seems like a good time to share some life lessons from the end of a life well lived. We push through our daily lives struggling, clawing, fighting for…???? We are continually distracted … Continue reading

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Meditation: The Ultimate Life Hack? [A Dude's Guide to What, Why & How]

The Dude is all about some life hacks. Related: 99 Problems But a Hack Ain’t One Simple. But effective. That’s my jam. As I travel down life’s path, I continue to refine. Every aspect of my life. Daily. How can I … Continue reading

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Prime Your World: Why Quality Matters

I may, or may not, have been referred to as frugal. Ok, definitely have. Lack of dinero tends to drive frugality. But I’m realizing quality matters. Perhaps it is the maturing taste that accompanies my maturing age, but quality has … Continue reading

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Big Lebowski Buffet

I’ve professed my love for The Big Lebowski in the past. The Dude abides. And that’s a nice way to live life. I’m always excited to come across something Lebowski related, and this week I was blessed with three Dude … Continue reading

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What’s up 2013?!

Adios 2012. So much for the end of the world. Ho hum. Hello 2013! The year of the Dude?! Fo sho. We expect big things every year. Although, 2013 is most definitely going to get off to a fantastic start. … Continue reading

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99 Problems But a Hack Ain’t One

Have you noticed the word “hacking” creeping into everyday conversations lately?…or is it just me? Like when you get a new car and you start to see them everywhere? I’ve been learning about different ideas for “hacking” lately, and it … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Jack Kerouac. An Original Dude.

Did I just coin an awesome phrase? Original Dude – O.D. Like O.G. – Original Gangsta? No, reminds you of overdose? Jack Kerouac’s On the Road and The Dharma Bums are two of the Dude’s favorite reads. Jack was on original dude. I’m … Continue reading

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Week 45: Lovin’ Life

Little Dude is approaching the 11 month mark. Mrs. Dude and I are pretty close to being the proud parents of a one year old. A one year old?! How did that happen? Where did the time go? Wow. It’s … Continue reading

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What if the World was Made of Pudding?

Life is full of deep questions. We go through our days acting like we have it all figured out.  Simply tune into 24-hour news station to hear experts being experty…O’reilly anyone? But that’s just an extreme example. We all do … Continue reading

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Eat the Crust First

Are we a cut-the-crust-off-your-bread type of family? I’m sure there is great reasoning on both sides of this discussion, but regardless of the decision, this seems like a choice that helps define a family. Life lessons from bread crust? I … Continue reading

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