A wise man once said, “You cannot serve both God and mammon.” And while I’ve always been taught that mammon means money, I’ve always wondered if this was correct. Just recently I learned that it was almost correct; it turns out that mammon means wealth in Aramaic. It can also be understood as riches, neither ofContinue reading “Mammon”

The Man, The Myth, The Legend (1)

A few weeks ago, I met with a man for dinner. He’s an adopted child, ex-crack addict, multi-millionaire. Odd combo, eh? That’s exactly why I met with him. Not because he’s an oddball, but because I can learn a lot from him. So a few weeks ago, we discussed current events, cross-country expeditions, and pastContinue reading “The Man, The Myth, The Legend (1)”

Productivity (Addendums)

For fear of being misunderstood, let me add some addendums to my last post on Productivity. First, this type of schedule is for adults, not children. It would be wrong of us to force this schedule at a young age. Second, don’t think that every day has to include this many tasks. Your evening canContinue reading “Productivity (Addendums)”


Productivity. That is the word of the day. I awoke, packed my lunch, ate breakfast, and drove to work. At work, I stayed busy, labored outside, and earned my wages. So far, an average day. When I finished earning my wages, I returned to my abode. I treated myself to a popsicle, then headed to the garage. There, I sorted through six storageContinue reading “Productivity”

The Best in Real Estate–Donald Trump

I recently finished a book by Donald Trump. Good stuff! I bought the book, How to Get Rich, at a used book store in downtown Crawfordsville. It might be the best $3.45 I’ve ever spent. I didn’t buy the book to become rich. I didn’t buy it because I want to go into real estate.Continue reading “The Best in Real Estate–Donald Trump”