Author Archives: mlydick1

Outside the box

We – you and I, are creatures of habit. Kenichi Ohmae wrote, “It is hard to let old beliefs go. They are familiar. We are comfortable with them and have spent years building systems and developing habits that depend on … Continue reading

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Dear Trump Evangelicals…

Yes. I know that I have effectively pulled the pin out of the grenade. I remember the last 2 or 3 years of political vitriol that everyone endured on Facebook. All the carcuses of the “unfriended” masses, when people couldn’t … Continue reading

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We’re all stocked up

There’s a line from one of my favorite movies that I will remember long into my Alzheimer’s years. In the film, “As Good As It Gets”, Jack Nicholson says to across the hall neighbor-maid lady (having calmly and patiently heard … Continue reading

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My favorite Marvel Superhero

I, like most Americans – have been part of the superhero film movement the past 10 years or so. For as long as I can remember – I’ve been a Batman fan. In fact – you’d probably be surprised to … Continue reading

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I wish you were still around

Hey Mike. Facebook is telling me it’s your birthday again. I saw where everyone checked in on your page. Your family writes their ‘Happy Birthdays’ on your page every year, without fail. And every year I read them and sit … Continue reading

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The rock factor

Kenneth White was a passenger in a van travelling along route I-75 near Flint Michigan. If it was anything like when I ride anywhere with my best friend, good conversations were probably going down. He was probably talking about work, … Continue reading

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Only (dumb) ignorant people believe in God

Hang on. Before you lose your minds, just give me a few minutes. This morning, I woke up and meandered through my early morning Sunday routines, to find myself where I inevitably end up – here in the office scrolling … Continue reading

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