August 13




John Slattery 1962

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“I think the moments that are difficult for anybody are when you see what your life could be, if only you had the courage to take the steps needed.”

*What could your life be like? Now have the courage to take the steps needed.


Fidel Castro 1926

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When Cuba was hit by food shortages, the average Cuban lost around 10 lbs in weight, causing deaths from heart disease to fall by a third.

*Have your own personal food shortage today. Don’t eat all day, until the Tuscan stew for dinner. Just water and maybe a Cuban cigar for lunch.


James Morrison 1984

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‘Because my childhood was impoverished I always felt I was this kid with no voice,’

‘Then, suddenly, I had a voice. A big voice. But overcoming my demons hasn’t been easy. Writing songs is my way of conquering them.’

*Listen to James Morrison and write your own song to conquer any demons.


Annie Oakley 1860

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Annie Oakley used her astonishing marksmanship to escape a poor childhood in Ohio and become the first female superstar in what had been a male-dominated profession.

*Use your astonishing talent to become an entrepreneurial superstar.


Alfred Hitchcock 1899 – watch Psycho

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Hitchcock financed the movie himself, foregoing his normal salary in exchange for 60 percent ownership of the rights to the film.

*Take a nice long shower and then watch Hitchcock almost win an Oscar in Psycho


Debi Mazar 1964 – Tuscan beef stew with polenta

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“My mom turned into a hippie—I’d say that’s where I got my sportiness and my set of balls.”

*You haven’t eaten all day, now enjoy this Tuscan stew while watching Psycho.

SNUB – Ben Hogan 1912

Review –

  • Take the steps needed for the life you want
  • Don’t eat all day
  • Listen to James Morrison
  • Use your talent to become rich
  • Watch Psycho
  • Make Tuscan beef stew with polenta

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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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