Socialistics & The Miracle League

Do you believe in miracles? A few weeks ago I had a very influential experience at my son’s little league game, and I’ll let the video below tell the story. Just know that Socialistics is partnering with The Miracle League, a non-profit organization providing opportunities for children with disabilities to play baseball, to raise money for this incredible cause. For every like on our Facebook page and/or follow on our LinkedIn page through June 8th, we’re donating a $1 to the

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When Getting Older Gets Stressful

Things that happen when you get into your 40s: You literally can forget how old you are Getting drunk requires a day after strategy The # of people you like or can tolerate decreases over time Doing nothing is everything You start losing your childhood movie and rock stars AND IT SUCKS For those that have lost a parent too soon, you start wondering if you’ll make it past their age That last one is a doozy. I lost my

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What’s Your What If?

Last night I drove a lot of miles away from the hustle and bustle I normally fight through on a daily basis to coach my son at his baseball game, a little town called Granite Falls. It’s about 50 miles north and east of Seattle and off the beaten path. I arrived with my son, and as they warmed up on one baseball field, I watched as the high school team wrapped up their practice on an adjacent field. It

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Top 5 Things You Can’t Do If You Want To Be Friends

I’m starting a new tradition of highlighting 5 things that drive me nuts every year. 5 things that if done, disqualify you & I from being pals. You own or are considering a selfie stick. Can you even imagine what people in previous decades would think if you tried to describe this? If you feel that you have to carry a stick to attach your phone to around, so that you can take pictures of yourself…that’s a problem. You copy/paste Facebook posts

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My Favorite Things 2015 Edition

Every year I like to write a blog post that recaps some of my favorite products or services I experienced that year. While I didn’t host a talk show announcing my favorite things and giving them away to a screaming out of control crowd, I am posting them here for you to get for yourselves. Feel free to scream if you’d still like. AirMail – I’ve struggled to find an email program on the Mac that I can get behind.

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The True Story Of The Ugly Christmas Sweater Guy

For the past 6 years, every time the holidays rolls around, a new tradition has come upon me; an outpouring of emails and Facebook messages asking me if I know that my picture comes up on Google for ugly Christmas sweater. Or that my picture was used on a flyer for an Ugly Christmas Sweater party. Or recently, that my picture is on the cover of an Ugly Christmas Sweater book. And of course my response is always something of

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