Posts in the Category: Knowledge

Wolf & Iron Podcast #24 – Man to Man – On Planning: Why I hate it, & why I do it anyhow

Posted in - Books & Knowledge & Podcast on September 11th 2017 0 Comments Wolf and Iron Mike Yarbrough on Planning Scheduling

If I had my druthers, my day would flow from intuition rather than a well thought-out plan. My default, as a creative individual, is to mosey through the day with a general idea of what I need to get done, allowing for plenty of time to get diverted with creative endeavors, and not …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #021 – Author and Historian Mark Lee Gardner on Theodore Roosevelt, The Rough Riders, Writing, and History

Posted in - Knowledge & Podcast on August 21st 2017 0 Comments Mark Lee Gardner Interview Wolf and Iron Rough Riders

You guys know I’m a big fan of Theodore Roosevelt and have studied and written about his life on a number of occasions. I had been following Mr. Gardner for a while primarily based on the titles of a few of his books (I hadn’t read them yet!): To Hell on a Fast …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #016: Feed the Wolf – Thoughts on the Myth of Two Wolves

Posted in - Character & Knowledge & Podcast & Virtues on April 12th 2017 0 Comments Wolf and Iron Feed the Wolf Podcast Cover_Fotor

When I first heard the supposed Cherokee proverb on the Two Wolves I thought, “This is cool, but something seems off to me.” It took some time to narrow down what I didn’t like about it. Like any moral story, this one has some good points, but I don’t think it accurately represents the heart …

Man of the Month: Bass Reeves – Former Slave Turned Deputy U.S. Marshal

Posted in - Knowledge & Man of the Month & Movember on November 11th 2015 3 Comments bass-reeves_Fotor

“Maybe the law ain’t perfect, but it’s the only one we got, and without it we got nuthin’.” – Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal, 1838-1910

The history of the Old West is filled with legends. Being the peculiar time it was, both outlaws and lawmen were openly praised for their heroic …