Category Archives: Thoughts

…make mice

Today we celebrate the 89th birthday of a mouse known the world over. Yes, for 89 years, Mickey Mouse has brought joy to children of all ages with his can-do attitude and cheery disposition.

Whether he was fighting off baddies or hanging with his pals, Mickey’s been lifting hearts since that first adventure, “Steamboat Willie,” released on this day in 1928.

Fun fact, “Steamboat Willie” was actually Mickey’s third cartoon, but his first two, “Plane Crazy,” and “Gallopin’ Gaucho” didn’t quite make it to wider release, making “Steamboat Willie,” his first official public appearance and eventually it was dubbed his “official” birthday.

But I can’t help but think we’re forgetting someone… Read the rest of this entry

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…send mixed signals

This is not a drill, crusaders, we are one week out from Thanksgiving 2017, and it is officially crunch time.

There are sides to be selected, turkeys to be dressed, but before we get to any of that, first things first, there’s driving etiquette to be reviewed.

Yes, folks, we’re coming up on one of the biggest travel days of the year and for the occasion, I’m going to take a moment to tip my hat to the 2WC origin story and perhaps contribute a bit to the “One Man Crusade to Restore Civility to Modern Driving – Thanksgiving Edition.” Read the rest of this entry

…prove cape-able

This Friday a new band of heroes (with a few familiar faces) will hit the big screen as “Justice League” debuts. While fans prepare themselves for the return of Wonder Woman (and Batman and Superman…but mostly Wonder Woman) this Amazonian champion is proving both on and off screen that it really is true — not all heroes wear capes.

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…Be Kind

Happy Monday, fellow crusaders! Mondays can be hard. Thankfully, this week kicks off with a spirit booster — World Kindness Day.

The great thing about kindness is that it only takes a little to turn a day around. Which means no matter your situation, you can afford to spread it. 

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…get happy

Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders.

As I’m sure we’re all aware. There’s been a bit of a parade of revelations of the truly awful variety. For some they’ve been soul-shaking shocks, for others they’re confirmation of long-known but hidden truths.

They’re also a reminder to cherish the good. That’s not to say that we should do anything but support the bravery of those coming forward and continue to work for actual change. I mean only that we can’t let the bad consume us because then the bad wins. Read the rest of this entry