“Don't count the things you do. Do the things that count.”

-Zig Ziglar

I started this for two main reasons.

  1. I needed a writing outlet.
  2. I believe we all need to live with the active, conscious knowledge that one day we won't be alive.
So let's talk about that without getting too depressed, ok? :)

What’s with the title? Why so morbid?

I actually thought long and hard before naming this blog Not Immortal.   I almost named it Time Is Time (as a counterpoint to the phrase, “time is money”) and Dead One Day (which seemed a bit too much). The reason I kept the macabre, slightly-depressing title is because we need the reminder.  None of us likes to think about…

How important is a clean house?

I’ll admit I have a bias here.  Ever since I was little, I’ve been a bit of a clean freak.  I remember being young (under 12) and sweeping my bedroom carpet with a broom because the vacuum cleaner was broken!  My kids will happily tell you several stories about “Dad’s issues”. Bias aside, I make the case here that cleanliness…