I have been to France twice as a tourist and the last time was just my wife and I in Paris for a week with NOTHING planned. No Eiffel Tower, Louve, Notre Dame, we did all those things on our first trip with the kids. This is just as you talked about, sitting in a cafe people watching, walking through the Tulleries Gardens and the cobblestoned streets of Montmartre just taking in the sights and sounds and smells of France. It was truly magical


This is so true, We say that we want to start running and we sign up for a 10K.. That is crazy.. You want to be a runner? Go run, maybe for 10 seconds before your heart wants to jump out of your chest, but come back tomorrow and do it again and maybe you will last 11 seconds. That will get you to the finish line of the 10K much faster than trying to run 3K on your first day!!


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Is it the Cocaine of this generation?

I have to start off by saying that I am new to Cryptocurrency. I have only been into it for about 2 months and holy shit, it has been a wild few months. Started off innocent enough, I just wanted to try something new and exciting. I heard it was a rush and “everyone” is doing it. I promised myself that I would just try it out a few times and not get deep into it. I also heard that a lot of people are staying up all night watching and become addicted to it.

Replace the word Cryptocurrency with…


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It is a marriage not a fling!

I have spent much of the last decade or so obsessing over the “next” iPhone. The events from Cupertino were like holidays for me. I would schedule them into my day and close the door to my office and pretend that I was doing something really important. I would hang on to every word and gaze longingly at the screen and set my alarm to either get up and pre-order or pack up my folding chair and camp outside the Apple store to be one of the first to get my hands on this year life-changing device.

My love affair…


Hey Mark, I would love to hear more about your experience with the G-Shock. What is it you liked about it, and what about the Apple Watch did you not miss very much? I find the Apple Watch to be the one device that keeps my glued to my iPhone.

This has inspired me to do a 30 day Dumbphone challenge, but giving up the Apple Watch for 30 days is as daunting as giving up my iPhone.

Great Article


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Stop trading Time for Stuff!

Living the dream

When most people lay in bed and dream about their perfect life, that life usually requires a lot of money. Nice house, Nice Cars, passive income to fund it. I have nothing to add to that. I am not going to tell you how to turn a 4-hour workweek into 10K a month.

What I am going to tell you is to adjust your way of thinking and the most valuable thing in the world is not money, it is time! We are all allotted 24 hours per day, no more, no less. That is Bill Gates…


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We don’t have a minute to spare

There is a quote from Anne Frank that I am going to make become the focal point of my life. It is a simple quote that cuts to the core of every problem that is facing the world right now.

If taken literally, we could eradicate hunger, homeless, save the environment and any other problem that you can think of. That quote is:

“Nobody ever became poorer, by giving too much” -Anne Frank

There is a good chance that you have heard that before, but I am asking you to stop what you are doing and think about that quote…


Great article! It is 100% true, that investing regularly over a long period of time is the best vehicle to get rich. It is also true buying a Mercedes and a Rolex is not part of a sound strategy for a young person

The question people have to ask themselves is WHEN is ENOUGH..... ENOUGH?? Is it just an endless chase for money? 1 million, 2 million, 10 million???

Life in the pursuit of nothing but money is not a happy life. If you took a few thousand dollars and spent some time traveling or living in another country the…


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Giving up you smartphone for a week should be easy!

I just love life experiments. I can’t get enough of them. Taking cold showers, giving up your iPhone for a month, no Social Media, reading 30 minutes a day, meditating, going Vegan, no sugar, no carbs, no booze, etc. The list is endless. I don’t see it being a problem to go a week or a month without something that you are used to doing on a regular basis.

It can give you mental clarity to see if whatever you gave up had any real value in your life, and maybe you should get rid of it forever or the…


It wasn't that many years ago that BBM was the Go-To messaging platform that kept millions of people on Blackberry. Then they allowed it to become cross platform and the rest is history.

iMessage should and will stay behind the Gilded Walls of the Apple EcoSystem!

Bob Pepe

Just a guy with some thoughts. I love tech, my family, sports, politics and trying to find my place in this crazy world

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