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From One Generation To The Next

by derek on July 6, 2012 · 49 comments

For those that have read my fatherhood book, which happens to be an Amazon best seller, you will know that one of the things that I enjoy most about being a dad is finding ways to spend time with my two boys. As they have gotten older, our adventures have changed but I feel it […]

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Rediscovering Focus In 2012

by derek on December 29, 2011 · 15 comments

With the New Year quickly approaching, I have been taking some time to evaluate all of the irons that I have on the fire to see where my focus should lie for the coming year. In terms of this blog, I was doing a bit of analysis via Google Analytics to get a feel for […]

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You Haven't Lived Life If You Haven't…

by derek on December 7, 2011 · 27 comments

You haven’t lived life if you haven’t found love, and when it comes to love don’t wait, take your chances or you will be too late. You will later regret your wait. As life comes, be strong Face the changes. Make wise decisions. That was the past, this is now. Don’t let people drag you […]

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Ozzie Guillen Already A Marlin…Says His Blog

by derek on September 27, 2011 · 1 comment

Being a Chicago White Sox fan, I was caught off-guard by the sudden announcement that Ozzie Guillen was being released from his contract with two games remaining in the season. Sure, there had been a lot of speculation in recent weeks regarding his contract and whether or not he would be back with the Sox […]

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Late last week I officially joined the ranks of published authors…well, kind of. While some may dispute whether or not I have officially become a published author, I can say that I have a book, or maybe more appropriately a report, that is published on the Amazon.com Kindle store for anyone (that means you, *wink, […]

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For most people, taking a vacation is only a dream. With today’s busy lifestyle, hectic jobs and family obligations, who has the time (or money) to fly away to a tropical island, the mountains or a lush rain forest? It is estimated that in the United States, the average worker who is actually at a […]

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20 Words That You Must Read Now

by derek on January 17, 2011 · 21 comments

By now you might be sick of listening to me talk about my evaluation of Market Samurai or all of the amazing tips that I am learning on the Warrior Forum – not to mention the number of great people I have met. But bear with me a little longer here… Anyone that has tried […]

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New Gig: Chicago Blackhawks Examiner

by derek on November 2, 2010 · 40 comments

Recognize the mug in that picture? No, I’ll give you a hint…look up in the header of this blog and see if there is any resemblance. As October was coming to a close, I learned of an opportunity to become the Chicago Blackhawks Examiner writing for the Examiner.com network. After submitting my application and writing […]

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John's Web Design Is Really Crappy

by derek on October 5, 2010 · 18 comments

Every now and then you stumble across something entirely random and unexpected that makes you laugh. Sure, often times it involves juvenile humor, but isn’t that the best kind? As an example of what I mean, take a look at this mention of Starbuck’s ass hairs. With that I bring you the latest little nugget […]

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Stealth Rider on SPEED

by derek on August 31, 2010 · 15 comments

There is little that can compare to flying down the open road on your Harley with the speedometer pushing triple digits, bugs whizzing by your head, twisting the throttle a touch more and hearing the pipes scream. That is unless you are Jason Britton – and then you’d be doing the same while standing on […]

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