Focus Fox says: Aristotle said, "We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." Did you know you can buy nun's habits on Ebay? I figured if I wear them while I'm working I am bound to find my excellence.
I just really liked this picture. 🙂
Tentacles like arms reach for a last touch of sky. Forest fires burn differently depending on the environment. Some fires lick the bark off of trees but leave them alive to grow new skin. Others, like this one, scorch, leaving a graveyard full of Goliath skeletons. Three Fingered Jack, Pacific Crest Trail, July 2017. Forest […]
I gave into the urge to look at the Facebook page of my dead sister. I'm not even sure what it is I'm expecting to find. My dad left the last post: a message that she had died. There are no likes. No comments. I had the urge to send her a Facebook message. I … Continue reading Empty Facebook Page
Focus Fox says: If Steve Jobs were an author he would have said "My job is not to be easy on characters. My job is to take these great characters and add conflict to make them even better."
I find it hilarious that the blog post with the title 'Avoidance' has sat the longest in my draft blog pile. In the spirit of getting things done, I've decided to clear out my draft blog posts. Avoidance - I'm looking for you. But alas you are lost amongst my other bad habits. Those sister and … Continue reading Avoidance
Focus Fox says: Tend to the people, and they will tend to the business. Tend to your garden and you will have veggies. paraphrasing John Maxwell
Daisy-dog is a four-year-old black and brown brindle Mountain Cur. She's a rescue dog that was transported by a rescue organization from Tennessee and brought to the mid-west to find a forever home. We found her on pet finder. We'd just lost our previous dog to cancer and we were looking for a new dog. … Continue reading My dog’s a brat
Focus Fox says: What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do. So get those pencils, pens, or keyboards out and let's get crackin'. Paraphrasing John Ruskin
I was having a bad day at work. The plan was I'd finish off one last conference call before getting lunch. I wasn't hungry. I had eaten too much for breakfast and may or may not have had a cupcake too. It was just lunch time. I wanted to go to McDonalds. Maybe the bad … Continue reading When does tomorrow start?
Focus Fox says: One if my Favorite Stephen Hawking quote is "I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth." Obviously he'd never met a fox.