May 16



Pierce Brosnan 1953

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How he dealt with his wife’s cancer battle:

“I got up one night and I started painting,”   

“I went to the painting to express pain, emotions — to put down the agitation of the heart and out came color.”

*Maybe it’s painting for you too. If not, find what you can do creatively to put down any agitation of your heart. 


Megan Fox 1986

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Megan’s circuit consists of exercises like crunches, hyper extensions, knee ups, lateral plank, Swiss ball exercises to maintain the body stability.

*Do the Megan Fox circuit workout today.


Janet Jackson 1966

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“Control” (1986) Control

“Got my own mind, I wanna make my own decisions. When it has to do with my life, my life, I wanna be the one in control.”

*Live life by your standards, no one else’s – and listen to Janet – Ms. Jackson if you’re nasty.


Tori Spelling 1973

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“It’s no mystery why I have money problems. I grew up rich beyond anyone’s wildest dreams. I never knew anything else. Even when I try to embrace a simpler lifestyle, I can’t seem to let go of my expensive tastes. Even when my tastes aren’t fancy, they’re still costly,”

*Today’s the day to focus on a simpler lifestyle. Let go of one expensive taste.


Henry Fonda 1905 – watch On Golden Pond

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*Watch Henry Ford win an Oscar in On Golden Pond.



May 16th is National Barbecue Day

Adam Richman 1974 –

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“So whether it’s the extra large slice of watermelon, or we make a big old jug of lemonade in the backyard, peach pie, or we have icky-sticky awesome BBQ ribs, to me, warm weather lends itself to open fire-cooking.”

*On National Barbecue Day, have friends over for some open fire cooking. Make sure to serve them watermelon, lemonade, peach pie, and icky-sticky awesome BBQ ribs.

SNUB – Liberace 1919

Review –

  • Be creative to heal your heart
  • Megan Fox circuit
  • YOU are in control of your life
  • Watch On Golden Pond
  • Icky-sticky awesome BBQ ribs

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Travis Jones

I was born in Northwestern Pennsylvania and lived in a trailer park. I was raised by very conservative and religious (Wesleyan Methodist) parents. By some miracle I graduated college and moved to Florida. I have been a public school teacher since 1995. I have 7 years until I can retire. I was married in 1999 and divorced in 2001. I remarried in 2017 to Kate - 21 years my junior. Some of my life experiences as a 46-year-old, white American male, will come through in my writing, but the majority of this daily journey will be dedicated to improving myself, and hopefully you as well.

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