Work From Home? This Video is for You

An Anthem for Everyone Who Knows the Joys and Challenges of Working from Home

For much of my adult life, I’ve worked from home. If you are like me, you know the ups and downs of working from home. It has some of the greatest benefits, but also some of the most difficult challenges. Now, we have an anthem thanks to Tripp and Tyler (featuring Rayvon Owen).

I personally love working from home. I get to see my family throughout the day, even if it’s just for a few minutes at a time. I get to take “personal” time anytime I want. That means soccer in the middle of the day with our daughter, never missing a game, and getting to be there for almost all of their important events.

Lemonade Day Can Change the Country

May 11 can change our country, but you probably don’t know why.

I believe it’s one of the most important days of the year, though...Lemonade Day.

Before you brush me off in laughter, let me explain what Lemonade Day is and isn’t. It’s not a national day to celebrate the sweet and sour drink. Personally, I don’t even like lemonade (I know, I should probably renounce my citizenship and move to North Korea while I am at it).

Lemonade Day is all about entrepreneurship. This video tells it all:

I love the description they provide on their site,

America was built on the back of small business. Entrepreneurs used to take risks believing they could realize their dream if they worked hard, took responsibility and were good stewards of their resources. Today’s youth share that optimism, but lack the life skills, mentorship and real-world experience necessary to be successful.

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The Playlist of Life

I am under the influence.

Of some powerful tunes, that is. Right now, I am writing this from approximately 33,000 feet somewhere over the Rockies. The airplane is obnoxiously loud. But I have my music. So I am good.

I can’t write without music. I’ve tried.

There is something about different types of music that unleashes my creativity and intelligence. From Baroque music to Gregorian chant to country, techno, rock, and folk..all of it is good stuff. My playlist is eclectic to say the least.

The local NPR station in Fort Wayne has a show called Under the Influence, on which guests share the five songs that have influenced them the most.

I thought it would be fun to do so myself here.

My top five most meaningful and impactful songs:

5. Round Here by Counting Crows

It is hard for me to believe that this classic is nearly twenty years old. I feel kind of old now.

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