Tag: friends

22 May

People first, then money, then things

“People first, then money, then things.” – Suze Orman Our operatic voices belted throughout the car as we sang along to Johnny Cash. Then we drove along Country Road S and decided to switch over to free style rapping. Towards the end of our three hour road-trip, we even got to practice our falsetto voices […]

23 Apr

When I’m the best version of myself…

When I’m the best version of myself, I’m at peace with myself, my progress, and the world around me. With Myself – I love who I am and who I will be, and I’m at peace with who I was. I embrace my strengths and acknowledge my weaknesses. I can be by myself, with only […]

27 Jan

Book Review: The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

Books No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

It’s easy to criticize The Happiness Project as a self-centered reflection on life from someone who’s “got it easy” financially. In doing so however, one would miss so much of the good content and extensive research that the author, Gretchen Rubin, put into the book. In reading through the book, and re-reading my notes, I realized that […]

16 Oct

Random Encounters on Vacation

Friends, Traveling No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

We randomly met a couple on the beach in St John yesterday from the same home county in IL as us. Being that they were 15 years older than us, it felt a bit like talking to a future version of myself as they had 2 kids & he was slowly looking to exit out […]

13 Jun

Hindsight – 06/14/11 – Luck be a Lady at Tranny Bingo [IMAGES]

ACbert, Hindsight, Images No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

That’s right, tonight we went to Tranny Bingo at the Bowery Poetry Club with another cool couple we met last weekend. Out of the 75 people playing, ACbert walked away the big winner of the night by winning three of the six rounds including the money pot of $205 dollars! The other two prizes were a light […]

02 Feb

Hindsight – Morgan Freeman

An old man in our building passed away a couple weeks ago. I only saw and spoke with him a couple times. Annie and I nicknamed him Morgan Freeman because of a striking resemblance. I found out about his death because of a police notice on his door and asked our Super what happened. Our […]

18 Jan

Relationships Matter at Linkedin

LinkedIn’s Google tag line is “Relationships Matter.” They say they are about helping you strengthen the relationships within your existing network.  Today I received this email from LinkedIn: From an engagement perspective, three things jump out to me in this email… Relationship Strength – I’ve met everyone on the list IRL (in real life). This […]

12 Dec

Hindsight – 12/12/10 – Helping Move

Friends, Hindsight No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Lots of people seem to duck and hide whenever a fellow friend has a house/apt move coming up and is seeking help. I go the opposite direction and preemptively offer my help for two main reasons… Moving is a great workout. The best gift you can give a friend is your time. That time can come in […]

06 Oct

Gonna Watch Waiting For Superman? Make it a Win-Win-Win

Education, Friends, General No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

The much hyped and anticipated movie about the US educational system, Waiting For Superman, opened nationwide about a week ago and has already sparked a lot of great conversations. If you haven't gone yet, go! But before you buy your tickets, make it a Win-Win-Win experience by following the steps below: Win #1 Purchase your […]

19 Sep

Hindsight – 09/19/10 – Sunday Softballin

  I accompanied Annie to her ingrual NYC softball game today. Partly to support her, and partly to meet the team. I also got to play, and we won by a lot.  In Chicago we built up an entire friend base through playing sports, and figured the same should work in NY, so we joined […]