September 25



William Faulkner 1897

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Faulkner’s novels have what is rare in the novels of our time, a warmth of family affection, brother for brother and sister, the father for his children—a love so warm and proud that it tries to shut out the rest of the world.

As I Lay Dying

William Faulkner’s self-proclaimed masterpiece, As I Lay Dying, originally published in 1930, is a fascinating exploration of the many voices found in a Southern family and community.

*Be around your family today. Bask in your family’s glow to help you strive to fulfill the rigors of life. Start reading As I Lay Dying today.


Will Smith 1968

Will Smith Workout Routine

Will Smith Workout Routine and Diet: A Legend becomes DC’s Deadshot

*Try this Suicide Squad Deadshot workout while listening to Will Smith music.


Christopher Reeve 1952

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Welcome to Team Reeve

Whether you want to host a wine tasting or plan a school fundraiser for Team Reeve®, you can make a difference for the millions of individuals living with paralysis.

*Join Team Reeve today and plan a fundraiser to make a difference for people living with paralysis. How about hosting a movie marathon of As I Lay Dying, Suicide Squad, Superman, Solo, Wall Street, Chicago, and Star Wars.


Donald Glover 1983

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In a span of less than two weeks, “This Is America” became Glover’s first career billboard number one, his show, Atlanta, aired its season finale on the same night of the premiere of his Star Wars film, Solo, all while hosting Saturday Night Live.

*Don’t limit yourself. Pursue all of your passions. Avoid going to work for 8 hours and then coming home and not working on your passions.


Michael Douglas 1944 – watch Wall Street

Catherine Zeta-Jones 1969 – watch Chicago

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*Watch Michael Douglas win an Oscar in Wall Street and then watch his wife win one in Chicago.


Mark Hamill 1951 – Heineken and cold pizza

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“Mark was on my couch with a Heineken in one hand and a slab of cold pizza in the other. So, I said, ‘Mark, I think you might be right for this Luke Skywalker’. He got on the phone and the rest was history.”

*Have a Heineken and a slab of cold pizza while watching any of the original Star Wars movies.

What a day!

Luke Skywalker, Lando, Deadshot, and Superman

Michael Douglas and wife Catherine Zeta Jones (just 25 years apart)

SNUB – Scottie Pippen 1965 and Chauncey Billups 1976  Image result for Chauncey Billups and scottie pippen

Review –

  • Bask in your family’s glow
  • Deadshot workout
  • Join Team Reeve
  • Don’t limit yourself
  • Watch Wall Street and Chicago
  • Heineken and cold pizza

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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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