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Chasing Ghosts

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Why does a horse wear blinders? Most people know the answer and my friend Julie would be the first to raise her hand. Horses wear blinders to focus their vision to the front. More specifically, they wear blinders so they can't see what's behind or beside them. They wear blinders so they don't get distracted or spooked by what's happening around them (did I get it right, Julie?)

On Saturday morning I had a lot to accomplish: 2 video projects, some cleaning & laundry, grocery shopping and a light-fixture that needed repair. At 8:43AM, my phone rang. The caller id on my phone didn't register the call as a contact I had programed and only listed it as an unfamiliar number from Wilmington, Delaware. "I don't think I know anyone from Delaware," I thought. Instead of answering it, I looked at my contacts on my computer… There wasn't one person in my contacts from Delaware. I let the phone go to voicemail and waited for a message. Nothing came through. So I sat down and tried to do a reverse lookup on the number and found nothing. Then I looked at what businesses, banks and groups I deal with that may be from Delaware. After about 20 minutes of time wasted, a voicemail registered. It was someone calling the wrong number. On Saturday, I needed virtual blinders.

It happens to everyone. The doorbell rings, your phone chimes, someone stops you on the street because their cause needs money. Or, you do it to yourself: you let small distractions take you from your original goal. How often do you waste time chasing ghosts? Do you let the insignificant distractions take you off your path? How much would you get done if you set a timer and a goal or put your phone in a drawer or allocated specific time for social media? And, with your personal projects, do you try to fix the appliances yourself and spend too many hours before realizing that you need to call a professional. I'm not saying that you need to map out every hour of every day, but when you put the personal blinders on, you won't get spooked or distracted.

Love, 
Joel Yeast 

A Year Ago...
Find The Gold
 

Comments 8

JEFFREY MITCHELL on Thursday, 24 January 2019 11:04

That was a FANTASTIC POST and rite on time Joel.
Thanks for sharing.

All The Best
Jeff Mitchell

That was a FANTASTIC POST and rite on time Joel. Thanks for sharing. All The Best Jeff Mitchell
Joel Yeast on Thursday, 24 January 2019 16:34

Thank you! Thanks for the comment.

Joel

Thank you! Thanks for the comment. Joel
TreH Page on Friday, 25 January 2019 07:46

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Q: How many hearts is that^?? I mean, what's the NUMBER? Is that a secret to my BREAKOUT SUCCESS??
(those who understand, comment! )

LOVEEE THIS!!! ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ Q: How many hearts is that^?? I mean, what's the NUMBER? ;) Is that a secret to my BREAKOUT SUCCESS?? :D (those who understand, comment! ;) )
Joel Yeast on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 10:08

Thanks, Treh!

Keep being awesome.

Joel

Thanks, Treh! Keep being awesome. Joel
Peter Smith on Sunday, 27 January 2019 02:58

This was amazing and came in at the right time.

This was amazing and came in at the right time.
Joel Yeast on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 10:09

Thank you! It's always the right time - enjoy every moment.

- Joel

Thank you! It's always the right time - enjoy every moment. - Joel
Elizabeth Samano on Saturday, 09 February 2019 11:50

Always Amazing hearing from you Mr. Yeast! Have a Great Week...

Always Amazing hearing from you Mr. Yeast! Have a Great Week...
Joel Yeast on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 10:10


Thank you, Elizabeth!! Great hearing from you as well. You have a great week as well!!

- Joel

Thank you, Elizabeth!! Great hearing from you as well. You have a great week as well!! - Joel
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