A Good Week

Normally we focus too much on bad events or things lacking in our lives. Too much of social media lately has been taken over by negativity. Instead of giving in to negativity I want to remember to be thankful and show gratitude for things in my life that are good.

It’s Friday and looking back on the past seven days I can see it was a really good week and I have a lot to be thankful for!

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Sowing Musical Seeds

Growing up my family did a lot of fun stuff, but playing instruments wasn’t one of them. Through my youth I focused more on sports and computers over music.

When I moved back home after a few years in college and joined a church where some of my friends played instruments I got the idea to learn to play an instrument.

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Quitting When You’re On Top

Casey Neistat racked up over 490 videos, 5.8 million subscribers, and hundreds of millions of views while daily vlogging.

And ten days ago he quit.

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The Final Lap of 2016

My wife and I start each year with a goals meeting. We find someone to watch the kids for a few hours, go to a coffee shop, and look to the past and to the future. We discuss what we accomplished in the previous year and what we would like to accomplish in the upcoming year. It’s a great time to reflect and dream together.

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OK Go’s New Video

I’ve been a fan of OK Go’s videos for a long time. The creativity and craft they put into their videos is astonishing. I love watching the Rube Goldbergesque machines they dream up and build to integrate into their videos. The machines don’t need to serve a purpose necessarily, just look really, really cool on camera.

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Black Friday is for Learning!

Today is the last regular season game of the 2016 season for my beloved Longhorns. It could be the last game of the year, and it is probably the last game for coach Charlie Strong. It’s halftime and the game’s not going well so writing some thoughts!

It’s Black Friday and we’re running a sale over at my plugin marketplace Shop Plugins.

While I was watching the plethora of Black Friday sale emails coming in, two offers caught my eye because I’ve heard nothing but great things about these two courses so I went ahead and pulled the trigger and bought them.

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Enjoying Síclovía 2016

Sunday was one of the first cool days of the year in San Antonio. It was also the say of Síclovía.  A long section of Broadway (a road that runs near downtown) was designated as a car-free zone for five hours. There was a 5K, several booths, food trucks, and people riding anything with wheels.

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Don’t Judge People by Where They Live

I’ve been vlogging more, lately, but with the move to the new house getting that vlog footage edited and published has been a challenge.

So this time around I decided to do a talking head style video!

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