Category: Misc

So What Happened the Year I was Born?

For no good reason today I decided to see what all transpired the year I was born. For starters it was a Tuesday in 1962 when I was brought into this world. The month would have been October. And a lot of things happened that year that I was oblivious to at less than a …

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5 Habits of Happy People

While not all inclusive… Let’s get to it… These come to you from entrepreneur.com with an occasional comment of my own.. Make good friends. No brainer right? Wrong! We all know people who drag us down yet we still hang out with them. Don’t be rude, but pick your friends wisely or they’ll drag you …

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Rockstar Man Gifts!

Looking for those man gifts that will leave you looking like a Rockstar? Here is my list of 5 that will do just that. #4 will be controversial, trust me most men will love you forever or it! 5 Rockstar Man Gifts Big Green Egg or equivalent. Weber Kettle Grill – in a man’s world …

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10 Things Men Want From Their Wives

Most know that men and women are wired differently! It’s unfair to hope the other will just guess what you’re thinking or wanting. So, in this post I thought I’d take the guesswork out of things when it comes to what your man may be thinking and wanting from you but is not telling you. …

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10 Ways to a Happier Family

Family is extremely important! Many worth while things in life require work to keep it healthy and happy – family is no different. Unfortunately too many take their family for granted. Secondly, some of the things we do as families may not be the best for creating strong and healthy families. I recently read an …

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WordPress Menu Tabs

Tried adding tabs to your Graphene themed WordPress site lately? While I was able to create tabs when I originally created allthingstonyj but years later I drew a blank. Then I found this video and thought it might help you too – in case you forgot… Just click here and your troubles are over.

My Walter Mitty Life

I’ve always been amazed at what people have been able to accomplish in their lifetime. I enjoy reading about people that have done a lot of crazy things in search of adventure. I loved the movie the Secret Life of Walter Mitty.  So in light of this, I decided to write down all the crazy …

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Bears, Chainsaws, and a Life that Matters…

Recently I found myself in Colorado on vacation. While visiting one of the mountain towns I noticed a man who had cut bears out of raw wood – with a chainsaw! I’ve always been fascinated by those that have such skills. Not long ago one of my daughters asked a man cutting bears from raw …

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Parenting – My 44 Thoughts

What you’re about to read  are just some of my thoughts – not all of them, just 44. So what’s the point going to be? Parenting is an art, the more you practice it, hopefully the better you become. But the fulcrum lies on how you define the art of parenting… Technically, I suppose you …

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Mini Retirements – a new trend?

Are you familiar with the new trending concept of  Mini Retirements? Odds are you’re like me and have never heard of the concept, much less know that the concept is actually getting some traction. In a nutshell, people aren’t waiting for the traditional retirement ages, to retire.  They’ve made a decision to take mini-retirements while …

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