Traveling With Teens: Nicaragua

I couldn't wait to get here; it's probably my favorite place in the entire world, and I was going to stay for a whole month with one of my best friends, and my two daughters, who were only staying for two weeks because their school was going to start soon.

Laguna de Apoyo

Laguna de Apoyo

We started in Managua, the ...

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Traveling With Teens: Maui

The first trip of 2016! With my girls officially out of school, we were able to start the summer travels, and Maui seemed the perfect place to start because we'd never been before. We had gone to Oahu a few years ago because my oldest had had a soccer tournament there, but we were unable to fully explore. This ...

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How To Get Experience Doing Anything You Want!

Volunteer. I should probably just end the post with that one word. It's really all that needs to be said. Of course, I like to babble so let's continue on. I never went to college. Generally I get funny looks from people when I say that. I used to be embarrassed that I didn't go to college ... Read More ...

How I Lost Over $100K by Neglecting Email

This is going to be a bit embarrassing... I am a member of an accountability group. Every month we have a call where we check up on each other, rehash the previous months goals/progress, state our goals for the upcoming month, give each other advice, etc. I LOVE these monthly calls. Really helps to get me focused for the ... Read More ...

Why I Ditched AWS, Rackspace, and the "Cloud" All Together

Earlier in the month I read this post by David Cramer about why the cloud is not for you. He made a lot of valid points and some of them are the same reasons I ditched the "cloud" myself some time ago. A few years ago when I started a web hosting company and an artificial support agent service I ... Read More ...