Tuesday 10 – Michael Genford, The I Am Blog

Michael Genford is the author of “The I Am Blog.”  An interesting self-growth study and journey relayed by the author.
I enjoy the positive slant of this blog and appreciate the growth Michael is seeing in his own life.
We are approximately the same age and I find myself on some of the same journeys….  I highly recommend The I Am Blog by Michael Genford.
Thanks for the great read and thanks for participating in the Tuesday 10!
1)Excluding family members, who inspires you?
Generally anyone — friends or strangers — who has an abundance of peace within themselves. This includes kindness, love, joy, happiness, calmness, among many other positive qualities.

2)What is your guilty pleasure?
Chocolate. Chocolate. Oh, and more chocolate.

3)If you were to write a book, who is one person you would want to list in the acknowledgements and what would you say?
It would have to be two people.
My mother and father (both deceased): “To my mother and father who gave me the most loving life a child could hope for. Forever you are with me.”4)What is your favorite sandwich?
Ham, American, Swiss and provolone cheeses, lettuce, tomato, oil and mayonnaise, on gourmet bread.

5)What is the best professional advice you ever received?
“It doesn’t matter what you do in life, if you are doing your best then life will give you the best.”

6)As a child, what was your favorite bedtime story?
I’ve got nothing here. I just can’t remember.

7)Who is the first Presidential candidate you ever voted for?
Ronald Reagan.

8)What is the one career achievement you are most proud of?
Being promoted three times in 16 months.

9)If you could spend the day with any fictional character, who would you choose and why?
Peter Pan. To play from sunup to after sundown? Absolutely!

10)What is the best meal you ever ate?
Lasagna. My mother’s.

Short Notes – 11.6.13

The Voice has become the best talent show on American television.  It has a hipper, more relevant feel than X-Factor or American Idol and it just has a better “feel” than the others.  Last night, Jacquie Lee became this season’s favorite to win….  she is only 16, the youngest contestant in this year’s show and A-MA-ZING!  If Christina Aguilera doesn’t mess it up she could finally get a win….


Ms. Patti LaBelle sings You’ll Never Walk Alone

Chris Christie proves why he can win a national election if the Republican Party will do the right thing and nominate him.

Blockbuster no more.

Tonight is CMA night!  Who will win Entertainer of the Year?  Blake Shelton, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan or Taylor Swift

World Series of Poker winner is 23-years-old and 8.4 million dollars richer.

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Short Notes – 10.21.13

Classical playlist – Firebird by Stravinsky

If you don’t follow Upworthy you should… here is another reason why….  watch.

Sunday Playlist….  Mahalia Jackson here.

Mr. President, you say you want to elevate the conversation, find common ground and work together…..  this type of rhetoric does not help that cause.  Mr. President…. LEAD!


Sparks, NV joins a horrible list of towns affected by in school shootings.

Chris Christie on the right side of history!


Short Notes – 8.19.13

Sunday Playlist – Hello, My Name Is

Helen is on her way out the door on…  Big Brother 15

So we know that this week, one of the evicted house guests will be coming back on Big Brother.  It will either be Candice, Jessie, Judd or the houseguest evicted this Thursday, more than likely Helen.  As much as I would LOVE for Judd to come back, how much fun would it be to see Amanda’s face if Helen walks out and walks right back in to fight it out… now THAT would be Big Brother worth watching!

Torn by Natalie Imbruglia


Reason 48,959,570 that New Jersey’s Republican Governor, Chris Christie is my political hero!

Am I the oldest person in the blogosphere?  Was chatting with an associate today about old TV shows…. remember this one?  Once I heard the music start it was like I knew every word!


Short Notes – 6.3.13


Get Here!

Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg has died.

Another case of Hollywood over-sharing!

Words to Live By

2 Adults, 2 Kids @ Disney now, $391.94 to get in the door….  Priceless?

And this IS priceless!


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