Checking-In #5: Home from Mexico

  After a week’s vacation in Mexico (near Playa Del Carmen), Melissa and I debrief about the work that goes into packing and unpacking for a vacation. We share our recent revelation about running our family like we’re running a company, and some of the ideas and strategies we are trying to implement. We hope …

The Accountability Call Podcast #33

  After paying homage to the great Tina Turner, Jon and I share some of the feedback we received from our last podcast, where we completed and exercise about our core values. In the near future, we’ll take those values and create respective vision/mission statements for ourselves. If you have done or want to do …

Checking-In #4: Super Bowl Sunday

  Melissa and I are back after a multi-week hiatus due to “the crud” making its way through our household. In this Super Bowl Sunday edition of the podcast, we talk about Melissa’s disdain for football (though we thoroughly enjoyed the game!), picking up the slack for each other, and much more. We hope you …

The Accountability Call Podcast #32

  Jon and I try something a bit different this week: We actually prepared for the podcast! How many times have you asked or been asked some version of the question, “What is most important to you?” Invariably, we give an answer like family, or health, or authenticity. We give these answers, but are these …

The Accountability Call Podcast #31

  Once again, Jon and I start things off with some Journey. What is our infatuation with Journey?! Furthermore, why in the heck do we know so much about music and sports? Can you imagine how much better off we would be if we devoted that brain energy to more important endeavors?! Jon shares whether …

The Accountability Call Podcast #30

  Jon and I start things off with a little Asia! Remember how they rocked this scene in┬áThe 40 Year Old Virgin? Jon is in the home stretch of preparing for his yoga instructor test. He may end up creating an all 80s music yoga class when it’s all said and done! I’m at the …

The Accountability Call Podcast #29

  After some Peter Gabriel, Jon shares with us a gem: If you practice something, you actually get better at it! All kidding aside, Jon shares his preparation strategies for his yoga-instructor test on the 24th. It’s been quite a challenge, but we grow through challenges, and Jon is definitely growing by stepping outside of …

Checking-In #3: Our JUCY Adventure

  We’re back from our JUCY adventure through the Southwest! Melissa and I share stories from our amazing trip over the winter break. We visited four National Parks, one National Monument, Roswell, New Mexico, 37 rest areas, 21 gas stations, three homes of family members, and a partridge in a pear tree! We drove down …

My Year Without Beer

Dear Alcohol, I need a break. Hey, don’t cry. It’s not you. It’s me. Well, actually, I take that back. It is you. I don’t like the way I feel after spending too much time with you, and I need to take a step back and look at the big picture. We’ve had so many …