Dave Ives

Book Cover Design … How do you do it?

I’ve stumbled across a way to design an excellent book cover.  As such I thought I’d share my discovery with others who may be looking for a way to get a quality book cover at a reasonable price. Here’s a shot of truth.  You’re going to have to pay a price to get a quality […]

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The California solution – we ain’t paying!

The California legislators have come up with the most elegant solution.   I call it “The California Solution.”  It’s brilliant. Solution to what? You see, California has a problem.  Apparently the state legislators and many of the residents are not happy with the way the federal government in Washington is spending/controlling their hard earned tax […]

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A sure fire way to end wasteful government spending!

Yes, there’s one sure fire way to end wasteful government spending.  It’s a proven recipe.  It works.  It’s easy.  It’s simple.  It’s a no-brainer. Here’s how … Take away their money! I guarantee you, there’s no way the government can carry on wasting hard earned taxpayer money if they don’t have any money.  Can’t be […]

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What do the troops expect of their leaders?

Back in April 1988, I attended a Non-commissioned officer (NCO) Appointment Ceremony on Buckley Air National Guard Base, near Denver, Colorado.  Enlisted troops were making the transition from senior airman to buck sergeant – newly minted NCOs. I had a special role in the ceremony.  I was asked to be the guest speaker.  I accepted. […]

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How do you get started in guest blogging …

I’m not sure of the best way or the proper way but last week I got started in guest blogging by emailing a bunch of potential websites and one of them got back with me and said, “Send articles.” So, I sent an article. And, they published it. I was happy.  My guest blogging career […]

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