October 11




Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

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“For what keeps our interest in life and makes us look forward to tomorrow is giving pleasure to other people.”

*Give pleasure to other people and happiness will be the by-product.


Michelle Wie 1989

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“I want to really stay in the present and not be too anxious about the future or over-analyze the past,”

*Stay in the present and play 18 holes. Don’t over-analyze the past – like the last shot you just shanked into the lake. Watch some of Wie’s swing videos from her website to prepare.


Steve Young 1961

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“As a Mormon, I am inspired daily by that which is plain and simple yet incomparable in its depth and personal impact. Through the gospel of Jesus Christ and through Christ’s Atonement in Gethsemane, my sins are paid as long as I believe in him, take his name, humble myself and repent.”

*As long as you believe, humble yourself and repent, your sins are forgiven.


Fred Trump 1905

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In the interest of one-upping his famous dad, Donald’s first major purchase (with the now-infamous $1 million loan from Fred) was a hotel in Manhattan.

*Think about how you can one-up your dad. Borrow money from him and then become better than him.


Stephen Moyer 1969 – watch True Blood

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*Get up early and watch the sun come up. Binge watch as much True Blood as you can at night.


Henry Heinz 1844 – Heinz Sloppy Joes

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“As I did not become a priest, I have to find another way to do some good to the mankind.”


The Pittsburgh Steelers have called Heinz Field home since 2001

BONUS: T.J. Watt 1994

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*Use ketchup while watching True Blood to make these Heinz Sloppy Joes. Mmm mmm. Go Steelers!

SNUB – Luke Perry 1966

Review –

  • Give pleasure to other people
  • Golf
  • Believe, humble yourself, and repent
  • Get a loan from your dad and use it to make more than him
  • Watch True Blood
  • Make Heinz Sloppy Joes

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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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