Happy Independence Day! Declare Independence from Host Gator

Declare Your Independence from HostgatorI’m Declaring Independence from HostGator

I just noticed that I have not posted on this site for well over a year.  Priorities – like being a Stay at Home Dad to the most awesome child actress Ava Kalea.  Yeah – important stuff – and super important to my design of an awesome lifestyle.

But I digress ….  Over the last week or so, I have received numerous notices from my website monitoring service that this site has not been loading …  What kind of crappy web host doesn’t load their client’s websites?  Hostgator.  Hostgator has proven to be one of the worst possible web hosts on the planet.  Earlier this year I moved most of my many websites to SiteGround for their award-winning webhosting.  Site Ground’s customer service is second to none and I’ve only had a positive experience with Site Ground web hosting.

If you still have a site, or sites (like me unfortunately) hosted by HostGator, I know you (and your website(s)) have been suffering.  I feel your pain.  I’ve had the same friggin stress and agony.  Continue Reading

10x Speed Sunset Del Mar California April 4 2016

Just love living on the edge of the world!  So much to do and so many sunsets to experience.  Here’s a 10x speed 2 minute 2 second video of an epic sunset in Del Mar California on April 4 2016. If you want to see the full length real time version, check out http://awesomelifestyledesign.com/index.php/2016/04/04/video-del-mar-california-sunset-april-4-2016-with-subliminal-messaging/ Continue Reading

Fitness for Young Old Guys: Trainers, Gyms and All Kinds of Workouts to Be Featured

 I was super inspired this morning by an article on the Seattle Times newsite about Kelli and Daniel Segars of North Seattle who run a fitness site at http://www.FitnessBlender.com.  Apparently they have over 2.5 million subscribers on their YouTube channel!  How Awesome! I’ve been inspired to start doing a series of Young Old Guys fitness… Continue Reading

Jessica Wood is Not Getting Married, But Stacia and I Just Did …

Stacia with her Uncle Peter and cousin after our wedding. I’ve recently come across a great site and podcast called Variety Seekers at HoneLife.com and on Facebook at Hone Life.  It is produced by Alex and Jessica Wood, who are brother and sister.  They are definitely lifestyle designers and proponents of following your passions. Jessica recently… Continue Reading

Other Awesome Lifestyle Designers: Natalie Sisson and Greg Denning

Along our journey to becoming Awesome Lifestyle Designers, we’ve definitely done a lot of reading, research, watching videos, etc to discover lifestyle designers who made it to the lifestyle design party before we did.  It’s really an amazing and eclectic group of people – most of whom are super whip smart. One of those people… Continue Reading