Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Mark McDonough
96 followers
96 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Start Now
Start Now. Really a simple phrase. I've been stalling on my blog for a while now, and need to re-commit. I like the exercise of writing, and want to begin anew. I think weekly thoughts and musings would be a great start. Look out for a little more.
Start Now
Start Now
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Time
I listened to Time by Pink Floyd the other day, from their seminal album Dark Side of the Moon. I am a big Floyd fan, but hadn't listened to this album in a while. As a kid, the song meant less to me than now that I am older, married with kids and maybe hal...
Time
Time
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Surprise!
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it." -Ferris Bueller Live does move pretty fast. If you think of a second of your day, each one represents a larger chunk of your life remaining, every second become l...
Surprise!
Surprise!
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Gratitude
Lately I have spent a good deal of time focusing on gratitude. In a world full of schedules, instant access, unhappiness, politics, deadlines and challenges one can never stop and take time to be in gratitude. Gratitude is not simply being positive, or happ...
Gratitude
Gratitude
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Connect
How do you communicate? Communication often comes up when organizations perform analysis of weakness within their group. I have seems this over and over at work, in volunteer groups, with friends and within families. Human communicate to others every second...
Connect
Connect
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Sanguine
Make me sanguine. The Avett Brothers have a song called Sanguine. I must admit I had to look the word up the first time I heard the song. There is a poignant excerpt from the beginning of the tune, that resonates with change in your life, and deciding to be...
Sanguine
Sanguine
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Susannah
Song of Susannah Dark Tower Book VI by Stephen King "In the land of memory the time is always Now . In the Kingdom of Ago, the clocks tick...but their hands never move. There is an Unfound Door (oh lost) and memory is the key which opens it." Reading this b...
Susannah
Susannah
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Change
I have watched a bunch of interesting documentaries lately. Some were discussed in my last blog post. Two docs on health that really made an impact on me were Fed Up and Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead (FSND). I have made very big health improvements over the las...
Change
Change
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Wealth
What is wealth? Recently I have read (listened) to a book about tidying up; The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. The book was a free offering on Audible, and I need to get rid of some stuff, so I gave it a listen. Oddly enough, my wife boug...
Wealth
Wealth
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Poetry Book
You never know when someone is going to surprise you with a touching comment, a kind remark or a simple hello when you need one. As my daughter grows up, she's five now, I am continually amazed how fast she is learning, understanding how to be kind and in p...
Poetry Book
Poetry Book
markwmcd.blogspot.com
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded