November 3



Dennis Miller 1953

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“I’m a pragmatist. We watched punks blow up our buildings and, what, I’m now supposed to sit around and think about how we wronged the punks? Things get cut and dried as you get older. And what about the people who never, ever change the way they think about things? Those are the people I slide away from at cocktail parties.”

*Be a pragmatist like Dennis Miller. Don’t be a person that never changes the way that they think about things. I’m not telling you to become a conservative Republican, but let go of stubborn principles.


Kendall Jenner 1995

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“If I’m traveling or don’t feel like leaving my house, these are all the moves I try to get in — in just 11 minutes!”

*Do this Kendall Jenner workout in just 11 minutes. Your dad will be proud of you.


Colin Kaepernick 1987

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“If they take football away . . . I know that I stood for what is right,”

*Stand (or kneel) for something that you know is right, even if it means sacrificing everything. People are destroying their Nike gear in protest of a commercial featuring Colin Kaepernick who became infamous for taking a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. This would lead a lot of people to Adidas. Our next birthday will teach you that the founders of Adidas were part of the Nazi party.


Adolf Dassler 1900

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Although the brothers joined the Nazi party when Hitler seized power in 1933, it didn’t stop them from getting legendary African-American track star Jesse Owens to wear their shoes as he competed and won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics.

*So, who should we praise here? The Dassler brothers for ignoring the Aryan race stuff to make more money? Jesse Owens for ignoring the Nazi stuff to get free shoes? Both? Neither?


Charles Bronson 1921 – watch Once Upon a Time in the West

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST was a smash in Europe and the rest of the world and made Bronson a sensation in every country except his own.

*Watch Charles Bronson become a sensation in Once Upon a Time in the West.


Roseanne 1952 – loose meat sandwiches

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In the tweet, Barr said former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett looked like a mixture between the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet of the Apes.

*Enjoy these Roseanne loose meat sandwiches. Invite some friends over – all of different political affiliations, and talk about Dennis Miller, Colin Kaepernick, Nazi Adi Dassler, and Roseanne Barr all sharing a birthday today.

SNUB – Gabe Newell 1962

Review –

  • Let go of stubborn principles
  • 11-minute workout
  • Stand or kneel for something you believe in
  • Make money that aligns with your values
  • Watch Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Make loose meat sandwiches

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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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