Separated by State Lines
Separated by State Lines - HI. I'M ED. - blog.edescoto.com

[Average read time: 2 minutes] You give them a hug, a kiss on the cheek, and watch helplessly as a tear slides gently down their face. And the realization strikes like thunder – you will not see, hold, or kiss your kids for a month. You tell them you love them, turn around, and walk […]

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Write Your Obituary to Save Your Life
Write Your Obituary to Save Your Life - HI. I'M ED. - BLOG.EDESCOTO.COM

You can achieve your wildest dreams in the next 6–12 months. You simply need to start living to die instead of dying to live. This is what Robin Sharma calls having a “death-bed” mentality. It means you never take another day for granted again. It means you bring extreme and powerful enthusiasm to everything you […]

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A Letter to My Son and Daughter

Derek and Haylee, If you’re reading this, congratulations. You have survived several years on this planet. Now, don’t let that go to your head – most of your peers have accomplished the same feat. I still can’t believe you are now 9 and 5! You went from completely immobile to rolling, then crawling, and now […]

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20 Random Facts About Ed
20 Random Facts About Ed - HI. I'M ED. - BLOG.EDESCOTO.COM

20 Random Facts About Ed If you speak to me in Spanglish and/or memes, I’ll understand you. I have failed at many, many things. But I’ve had a few wins too. I married my high school sweetheart and lived happily ever after. Just kidding. Even though I’ve lived in Texas for almost 10 years, I still […]

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Where Does Inspiration Come From?
Where Does Inspiration Come From? - HI. I'M ED. - BLOG.EDESCOTO.COM

[Average read time: 2 minutes] Inspiration doesn’t normally come from watching television. Inspiration sometimes comes from listening to a speech. Inspiration often comes while reading a book. Good inspiration comes from bad ideas, but only if there are enough of them. Inspiration hates conference rooms, especially conference rooms where there is criticism, personal attacks, or […]

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