It is a sign that your reputation is small and sinking if your own tongue must praise you.

- Matthew Hale

Riches don’t make a man rich, they only make him busier.

- Christopher Columbus

Bringing out the mess!

I’ve been talking a lot about journaling lately. That’s because its become a big part of my life. I started doing Morning Pages earlier this year and can count on one hand the number of days I’ve missed. I love starting my day off with pen and paper first thing. In the evening time I’m usually in Day One (or now the new Apple Journaling app) writing about my day or feelings or whatever.

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The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.

- Paul Valery

It was in the 80’s here on Friday. Welcome to Texas weather.

I was a born troublemaker and might as well earn a living at it.

- Bill Mauldin

I haven’t watched this movie since I was a teenager so I decided to check it out today.

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Let's Talk about Apple's New Journal App

Apple’s much anticipated journal app was released to beta users this week. I downloaded the app immediately. I’ve been looking forward to this app ever since it was announced at WWDC in June. A little history here. I’ve had Day One for years. I’ve been an off-and-on again journal entry guy. Then early this year I decided to get serious about journaling. I’ve tried using a notebook and that’s my favorite way to journal (I do morning pages every day with pen and paper).

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Saw this little guy on the trail yesterday while out for a walk.

Love is not love, without a violin playing goat.

- Julia Roberts

Computers and the Internet have made it really easy to rant. It’s made everyone overly opinionated.

- Scott Weiland

The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.

- Leon Trotsky

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.

- Pablo Picasso

Let’s talk about Notifications and Focus Modes

I’m pretty sure Apple didn’t create Focus modes for this reason. But I’m trying something out. One of my biggest complaints with Apple has been the fact that you cannot customize notifications for individuals. You can set up VIP notifications in mail but that’s it. I want that type of notification control across my device. Mainly for messages. I do not need to see a text message with an advertisement on my lock screen.

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Sitting here trying to figure out why I do this to myself. Why do I invest so much time into sports only to be let down time and time again. The Bills are 4-3 and all three losses are extremely bad losses. And I’m sitting here frustrated as if my life depends on whether they win or lose.

Teach us to give and not to count the cost.

- Saint Ignatius

Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt.

- James Northcote

If I knew I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.

- Mickey Mantle

I never know what I’m going to put on the canvas. The canvas paints itself. I’m just the middleman.

- Peter Max

Drafts Capture on the web is really nice. Since I am working on a PC all day, its nice open the browser and be able to write and/or copy something to send to Drafts. It has worked seamlessly so far.