Thomas Brogan Archive
How big of Star Wars fan are you? Is the force strong with you. Let’s find out. See if you can name the Star Wars movie from just a photo. May the force be with you!
Negotiate Your Salary Perhaps one of the quickest ways to increase your income is to ask for a raise. Whether you work part time or full time, in an office or in retail, you can try to negotiate
While traditional Christmas folklore characters are typically friendly—just think of the many incarnations of St Nicolas—in Iceland there’s a character that sounds quite terrifying. The Yule Cat (Jólakötturin) is a huge, vicious creature that lurks in the
There’s something special about seeing a movie on the big screen at your favorite local movie theater. It’s just not the same at home. Besides, who wouldn’t want to pay $7.00 for a “Junior” sized popcorn. But
In today’s world it’s very easy to get addicted to spending time staring at our phones and tablets. In fact, you are probably reading this post now on your phone. I know I’m guilty of this. Constantly
In 1998 Google, the world’s most popular search engine, was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Both Page and Brin attended Montessori Schools in their youth. In fact, they attribute the success of Google to their Montessori Education.
It seems like this past week all I have heard around me is negativity, bitterness and anger. And yes, some of this is for good reason with the latest election season, but it seems to be getting
One of my goals moving forward in my life is to live a more balanced, simple life. In the fast-paced, stressed out society we live in it’s very easy to forget about what’s really important to us.
Sometimes you have to put yourself in someone else’s shoes to really understand a situation. Recently I had the privilege of volunteering at my children’s school on two separate occasions. My assignment was to lead three different
The saying goes “Youth is wasted on the young”. But I think “Retirement is wasted on the old” rings true as well. We have this whole retirement thing backwards. Why do we work while we are young
Have you ever rented a Rug Doctor from your local grocery or hardware store? If you have, you may have noticed they aren’t exactly the cleanest machines in the world. I almost feel like it’s doing more
I have been off gum for 7 years now. Before that I could be seen chomping gum around town, pretty much everyday. My new oral fixation of choice? Altoids. Oh yes, the curiously strong mint. It will leave