Owning My Time

Posted by Marko on March 23, 2018 in Off Topic |

What do you do when in the midst of attempting to gain more control over your time, you become so busy that it’s hard to catch your breath? I’m asking because this is the exact situation in which I find myself now. I’m working on creating more space in my days. Meanwhile, the process of […]


Tomorrow is Not Guaranteed

Posted by Marko on March 16, 2018 in Off Topic |

My heart has been heavy over the past couple of weeks. I learned that my son’s very good friend has spent half the summer fighting leukemia. This boy and my son became close friends last year — they played earlier in the summer, and then we didn’t hear from him again. I figured they were […]


The Meaning of Fun

Posted by Marko on March 9, 2018 in Off Topic |

A few weeks ago I accompanied my daughter’s third grade class on a field trip to a nature center.  The nature center staff had several activities scheduled, some of them outdoors.  Given it  was a scorching June day with highs in the upper 90′s, I braced myself for an afternoon with uncomfortable and unhappy children. […]


Some Benefits of Limiting Media Exposure

Posted by Marko on March 1, 2018 in Off Topic |

Earlier this week we talked about shifting our focus from over-consumption to creation. Today, we’ll talk more about why this is so important, and how to begin making the shift. It’s no secret that the branch of marketing known as advertising has a huge influence on our spending habits. There are billions of dollars spent […]

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