An omelet. I want one. Won’t let self get one. Why. Why am I so into this fasting thing. Why won’t I just go get breakfast. Is it the most important meal? That’s what I’ve always been told. Oh, then I need to get breakfast.

Still listening to a book…


Working from home, whether you have the house to yourself or not, talk to yourself.

There is no devaluing self-talk and inward jots. Sanity is susceptible to the very room you’re in. The conversation with your own character is the chorus needed.

You’ll never have this time again, this incubation……


3/1/21

March. What to do…. In a word, EVERYTHING. Leads open, and ready to be called. 8:35 and with quiet in house I put my thinking in the complete AE reel. Challenging self to something, won’t say what. …


note from sales journal

This can’t go on forever, right?

Even if it did, or didn’t, shouldn’t matter. Intensify, amplify, diversify creative.

Start with people, then go to business. Even then though, stay with people.

The emphasis needs to be on the people. PEOPLE. Meet PEOPLE.

Yesterday in Windsor with…


Telling self the new year starts today.

First cup brewed and next to me. Kids awake and with their requests. …


Purchases for the office in a minute. Not fighting the home work are anymore, not even this stupid desk. 7:37 and the sun coming. up over one of the houses. It feels early. Not early enough. Jack and Emma up and are already with demands. Breakfast, a cartoon, soon I’m…


Movement. A movement. A singular and a collective. Not seeing Monday as Monday, in fact al I know is that it’s an invitation and provocation. To do what. Well, simply, whatever I want. Reports sent off to Director, appointment set for 10am this morning, sales call. Had a great week…


Taking a writing break. Not sure it’s needed or deserved.

But I’m taking one.

Hungry. Not sure I’m going to make it to a run. Feeling yesterday’s 4 miles. Really want breakfast, an omelet or something. And I’m tired, still. Why. I slept in. …

Mike Madigan

author/creator of bottledaux.com … #tirelesswriter, #papablogga

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