August 10



Angie Harmon 1972

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“Keep your heart and your feet in the same place.”  When my feet are at work, keep my heart at work. When my feet are at home, keep my heart at home.”

*Keep your heart and your feet in the same place today.


Ja Morant 1999

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Morant’s dad had him jump on a big tractor tire in the back yard as many as 800-900 times a day.

*Wanna dunk like Ja Morant? Now you know what to do.


Rosanna Arquette 1959

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“What has become more important in my life is the activism, and being a voice for the voiceless.”

*With about 1/4 of a year left, hopefully activism has become an important part of your life.


Kylie Jenner 1997

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To use Shopify’s platform, Jenner pays an estimated $480,000 annually, plus 0.15% of sales–pennies compared with the cost of doing that volume at physical retail.

*Copy what a 23 year-old billionaire does and look into selling on Shopify.


Antonio Banderas 1960 – watch Dolor y gloria

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*Watch Antonio Banderas almost win an Oscar in the movie Dolor y gloria


Herbert Hoover 1974 – sweet potatoes with toasted marshmallows

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Herbert Hoover’s Sweet Potatoes

6 sweet potatoes

2 tablespoons butter

Dash of nutmeg

Salt to taste

½ cup cream

1 cup ground walnuts


Boil the sweet potatoes; peel and mash through a potato masher to remove all strings. Add the butter, nutmeg, salt, and cream enough to make a soft consistency. Blend in the ground walnuts. Put in a buttered baking dish and bake at 375°F for 10 minutes, or just long enough for potatoes to heat thoroughly. Remove from oven and dot the top with marshmallows; return to oven and brown as for a meringue.

*President Hoover loved sweet potatoes with toasted marshmallows more than anything else and he lived to be 90.

SNUB – Betsey Johnson 1942

Review –

  • Keep your heart and feet in the same place
  • Jump on a tractor tire 800 times
  • Be a voice for the voiceless
  • Start selling on Shopify
  • Watch Dolor y gloria
  • Sweet potatoes with toasted marshmallows

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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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