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E-KNEE ME-KNEE MY-KNEE MOE: A blog about Impulse & Instinct

what you don’t know is how much you know without knowing that you know it

It was shortly after lunchtime and the breeze had quickly intensified into something worthy the designation of blustery gale. A light rain was beginning to dampen the afternoon and the pleasant forecast of mid 60’s nosedived into the low 40’s within a few hours. The bite of 38, maybe even 37, degrees seemed entirely plausible. As my brain began to conjure the images of the frigid weather that most certainly was on the way, visions of what to prepare for dinner began to scroll across my taste buds. A large pot of spicy chili emerged the victor. My mouth was watering and I could almost smell the ground beef simmering (even though the pound with my name on it was still resting comfortably in the grand showcase of hamburger at Publix).

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Odd for 2017 MarchMadness

“You’re gonna make the best call
you can, and you know they’re
gonna second-guess you.
So what? We’re just gonna have
to take our beatings as we go…”

 Kenny O’Donnell

There’s an excitement that begins to build around this time every year that sucks people in from all walks of life. The college basketball season has played out through the stillness of the winter months and went unnoticed for the most part as the crescendo of football season raced to a climax.

But with March comes a tournament. And, with a tournament comes excitement.

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Momentum Swing - Earl Weaver Quote

“Momentum is
the next day’s
starting pitcher.”

Earl Weaver, Manager
Baltimore Orioles

The four word headline is sacred gospel in baseball circles:

“pitchers and catchers, report!”

Excuse me for dismissing the annual “Did he? Or Didn’t he?” dance that Punxsutawney Phil has each February with his shadow, but these four words are the true herald of spring.

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Giraffe Face - Common Sense Comes Calling

the following
is a short quiz
consisting of
4 simple questions

Your initial response to each question will give an indication as to how well prepared you are to face common day to day challenges.

This quiz has been taken by many and it did not originate with me, but I’ve used it from time to time and it always proves to be a fun way to revisit our approach to how we handle the happenings of each day as they unfold. Continue reading ‘COMMON SENSE COMES CALLING’ »