The Monday Morning Power Digest: March 28, 2022
The grass is greenest where you water it.
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**IMPORTANT MMPD ADVISORY**
I will be attending a bachelor party in Scottsdale this coming weekend, so there is a more than likely chance that I will be in no condition to do anything other than lay on the couch and eat Wendy’s next Sunday. I would apologize, but self care will be my top priority after 72 hours of golf, Italian food, sushi, multiple steaks, heat and John Dalys.
Bachelor Party In Your 30s Survival Guide (Abridged)
Tip #1: Just pound water at all times. Also never hurts to invest in some Liquid IVs. Those are money.
Tip #2: For Vegas and NOLA, adhere to a strict 48-hour rule. You can even shave it down to 36 hours with a flight in Friday night and flight out Sunday morning. In and out. Everywhere else, 72 hours or less and you’re good.
Tip #3: Mix in some greens, like a wedge salad. Delicious. Zero nutritional value, but you’ll feel good about yourself. Top that 22 oz. ribeye with some bacon wrapped asparagus or brussels sprouts au gratin. Keep the chute clean and the pipes moving. Gut health is mental health.
Tip #4: Hit a schvitz. Most hotels have one. Game changer.
Tip #5: First flight out on Sunday, especially if you’re flying east. Set that alarm for 5 a.m., pre-book the Uber or airport shuttle and zombie walk into boarding group C. Get the hell out of dodge and optimize your Sunday for recovery.
YouTube Rabbithole of the Week
Boylei Hobby Time
Yes. Hell yes. Gold mine. This is a master at work. I thought I was hot shit when I put together a 1:200 scale snap-n-glue Eastern Airlines 727 I got for Christmas. This guy is literally creating his own Wild West universe out of balsa wood and styrofoam. I haven’t been hooked like this since I stumbled upon those dudes from the Philippines building mud hut mansions in the jungle with only hand tools.
Where my attention to detail fans at?
Zillow House That Would Financially Ruin Me of the Week
Location: Elk City, ID
Pricetag: $2.4 million
Sq. Footage: 2,100
Acreage: 54 acres
There was a time in this country’s history when you could have taken your G.I. bill from killing Nazis in Bastogne, gone to a local bank, put down $300 and walked away with 55 stunning acres in Idaho. Since influencer marketing and crypto didn’t exist back then, you’d have to work an honest day 365/24/7 instead of pretending to do work and leeching off the hard work of others to support yourself and your family.
Regardless, imagine the possibilities of this place. Morning summer swims in the freshwater lake right outside of your front door, cooking elk over seasoned hickory wood from the tree you fell last autumn, strategically placed ammo caches throughout the property, the inevitable ATF raid of your property…Magical.
Catch me here when shit hits the fan…unless the cataclysm is the Yellowstone super volcano eruption, then I’ll just have a quick death to look forward to. Sign me up.
Underrated Monday Move of the Week
Early bedtime. Embrace your inner old man. Attack the week rested and focused.
Unsolicited Career Advice of the Week
Learn to identify when it’s time to make a move in your career. Companies are desperate for good workers right now. Once you’ve accumulated that solid 5-10 years of experience, you have every reason to test the temperature out there from time to time.
Target what you want and then work endlessly towards it.
“There’s a tremendous amount of risk to playing it safe.”
What I Wrote This Week
He’s making the most of the opportunity given to him by Missouri. Dude landed the #1 JUCO player in the country, is closing in on the #2 JUCO player in the country and signed a transfer guard. Baby steps.
Washed Up Wisdom From a Guy In His 30s
Invest in a good tuxedo. Go to Macys website or Amazon, buy a tuxedo in your size, go get it tailored, get some solid studs, good suspenders. All-in cost of this will likely be around $250, which is what you would have spent on a rental to look like absolute shit anyway.
That’s it for this week. Let’s go get ‘em.