Daniel Moore

Surprising steps to happiness

When I was younger I thought that happiness was something that happened to you, like you won the lottery and then lived the rest of your life in the Bahamas. But now I know that happiness is something that people…

Just letting it go

When I’m driving around with my kids, they keep singing “Let it go! Let it go” from Disney’s animated musical “Frozen,” and I just can’t help saying “Hold it in! Hold it in! At least until we get home!” I…

The moral of fake Facebook friends

Supposedly, last month over a billion people used Facebook. However, I’ve determined by watching our Facebook friends that a couple of million of those billion users are all some guy named Gary that lives in Cincinnati. For example, just as…

Way too many cartoon mice

For some reason, when Walt Disney sat down at his desk to draw an animated figure that would endear itself to millions through sheer cuddliness, he did not draw a penguin. I don’t know why. Penguins have to be the…

Star Wars less scary than Willy Wonka

In 2007, Time Magazine listed “Bambi” as one of the 25 most scary movies of all time. Why would they list a movie that includes the song “Drip Drip Drop Little April Shower” as a scary movie? Because they hadn’t…

Average employees are here to stay

Brett was gone and I was checking his email, as he requested, when I ran across a spam email on how to fix your “average” employees. This put me in an interesting dilemma. Should I erase emails that might encourage…

Ornaments no longer in style

I was reading Good Housekeeping the other day in my mother-in-law’s bathroom, where I learned that, with minimal effort, you can decorate your house in Christmas decorations that look nothing like Christmas at all. I wish I could have known this…