October Recap

In case you missed a post or two this month, here’s a quick recap of what I wrote about during the month of October:

Questions I Asked –

Where Did The Phrase ‘Hold Your Horses’ Come From? – The answer makes a lot of sense.

Were Footballs Ever Really Made Out Of Pigskin? – The answer is disgusting.

What’s The Difference Between a Jr. & a II? – It is subtle, but determines your suffix.

Things We Learned –

What Confidence Looks Like – I take you back to when I was a nervous teenager and was impressed by the gumption of a not-so-nervous teenager.

Writers Don’t Love to Write – They love this instead.

There Is A Big Difference Between These Two Things – Many things seem similar at first, but really have a world of difference. For example…Mike and Neil deGrasse Tyson or Cookie Monster and a Cookie from the TV show Empire.

Another Example of Great Writing – The world is full of great writing. Here’s an example from Max Lucado.

When You Are Not Terrible With Money, Side Effects May Include… – Chronic swelling of your bank account, among other things.

A Cool Invention For Fidgeters – It has made over $6 million on Kickstarter.

One Thing All Legends Have In Common – Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez learned this too.

How To Pass Life’s Not-So-Little Tests – A lesson learned from the story of a friend.

Fun With Numbers –

5 Things We Can Learn From Our Couch – In the latest installment of “Five Things We Can Learn From Everyday Objects” we talk about something that we spend a lot of time on, but might not spend much time thinking about.

5 Myths About Writer’s Block – We think writer’s block is a lot of things (scary, crippling, etc.). Let’s look at what it is not.

5 Good Things – Feel like there is nothing but negative stories online, on TV and in the newspaper? Here are 5 good things going on in our world.

10 Lines From ‘The Gifts of Imperfection’ by Brene Brown – The book was so good, it was hard to narrow it down to just 10.

73 Tips For Saving Money – Some great money advice from EveryDollar.com

 

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