The Oak House

Identity

I recently had a conversation with a good friend (Gary with Four 41 South  BBQ) where he told me about a conversation he had with a local Economic Development Manager.  They were talking about an Read more

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Scribing

Scribing is simply the act of writing.  This last 10 minute segment of my morning routine is probably my LEAST favorite.  I do not think I am a good writer.  Writing has never been my Read more

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Reading

Reading, we are taught at a young age, is a very important skill.  We are so accustomed to hearing how important reading is, we can lose sight of some important facts.  32 million adults in Read more

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Exercise

I have been on a fitness journey since January 12, 2016.  As I close in on my 2 year mark, I have learned a great deal of information about the way we fuel our bodies. Read more

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Vision Board

Vision boards are a thing of contention.  Some folks say they work.  Others say they don’t.  I happen to be in the former camp and not the latter.  Here is why: I believe the psychology Read more

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Affirmations

We have all seen the Saturday Night Live skit where Al Franken puts on a sweater and becomes Stuart Smalley.  The show opens with Franken’s character uttering these words: “I deserve good things. I am Read more

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Silence

I already told you about my 60 minute routine I do every morning; SAVERS.  Starting today, I am going to break down each step over the next 6 days and tell you a little bit Read more

By Brian, ago
The Oak House

Omotenashi

One of my responsibilities at The Oak House is to establish a handbook for how to run the place in my absence.  Now, granted, that plane is getting built as we jump off the cliff, but Read more

By Brian, ago