Plain Ordinary Dragon

Plain Ordinary Dragon
The PODcast - A Philosophy Driven Life

Dragon Bites - The Value of Your Word
Jan 23 • 6 min
This is our first time for Dragon Bites to be in its intended time slot. Progress not perfection. The Value of Your Word ( is one of the thought processes I’ve really enjoyed exploring &…
Dragon Bites - Hurry Time’s Running Out
Jan 20 • 4 min
Good day Dragons! Today’s Dragon Bites episode is about time. It’s about the here & now. It’s about the future. It’s about the past. It’s about accomplishing your goals & learning from your past. Hurry Time’s Running Out…
Dragon Bites - The Guarantee
Jan 13 • 8 min
Today we discuss - The Guarantee ( . In this Dragon Bites episode I tell you a little about my poker playing days & some of the lessons I learned, as well as, some of the philosophy behind the game & how it…
Dragon Bites - Where to Invest First
Jan 6 • 5 min
Welcome back Dragons! Today’s episode is all about where to invest first. Where to put those precious resources to their best use is where we begin. You can read the article on the website here —> Where to Invest First…
Dragon Bites - Gettin’ Lucky
Dec 30, 2019 • 7 min
Welcome Dragons, to the last episode of 2019. With 2019 hot on our heels & new beginnings in 2020, I thought it would be a good time to talk about being & getting “lucky” This is something people have called me for as long as I can remember, and it…
Dragon Bites - Action = Success
Dec 23, 2019 • 5 min
As the new year is nearly upon us, we tend to start looking to the future. We start to look to the hope of a fresh start, the anticipation of a new year where we can mentally make a commitment to starting with a fresh slate. We can envision all the good &…
Dragon Bites - I’ll Do My Best, I Will
Dec 16, 2019 • 6 min
Welcome back dragons! Today’s episode is going to be considerably shorter than most of our I’ll Do My Best, I Will ( - and is, I believe, our second installment of Dragon Bites to be on the PODcast.…
Dragon Bites - One Good Song
Dec 9, 2019 • 44 min
We discuss more of my creative journey & how the Plain Ordinary Dragon ( podcast came about, a little more behind the scenes look anyway. We catch up on the direction of the show & the coming changes in 2020. Can’t wait to…
Plain Ordinary Thoughts, Decisions, & Actions
Dec 2, 2019 • 45 min
Where is the PODcast going? Today we open up & be a little vulnerable. Today we discuss the first season of the Plain Ordinary Dragon podcast, and if we should continue or if we should change the podcast up.
Quote Me
Nov 25, 2019 • 39 min
Today we discuss some thoughts around some of my favorite quotes from my quote collection. I like to have quotes to inspire me. I like to have them to marvel at the way they are so well put together. Sometimes they are the reinforcement to my soul on a…
Plain Ordinary Conversations with Bob Marston Part 2 - Real Magic Good People
Nov 18, 2019 • 83 min
Bob Marston is back again with us to finish up our interview in Part 2. If you liked last week’s episode then hold on, because this one has music too! Bob continues to provide us with his signature style of thought, analysis, & perspective as we journey…
Plain Ordinary Conversations with Bob Marston - Part 1
Nov 11, 2019 • 67 min
Welcome back Dragons! Today we get to share some of the journey of Bob Marston, musician, singer, real estate agent, songwriter, and all around good man. This is only part one, however. We will bring you the exciting conclusion next week in Part 2. Be…
Plain Ordinary Consistency
Nov 4, 2019 • 33 min
We discuss the upcoming changes to Plain Ordinary Dragon, and we discuss the act of being consistent consistently. I also let you in on who next week’s PODcast interview is as well as tell a few stories.
Plain Ordinary Conversations with Gabriel N. Akins
Oct 28, 2019 • 75 min
Sometimes you get lucky in this journey of life. Today’s PODcast episode is the case in point. Our guest hit me up on Instagram after hearing about the PODcast from last week’s guest Calliope Pettis. Sometimes I love this small world we are in :) Gabriel…
Plain Ordinary Conversations - Calliope Pettis
Oct 21, 2019 • 60 min
Today we get the pleasure of speaking with Calliope Pettis about her journey, art, & so much more. You will certainly want to check out her video about her Eubeau on the YouTubes, and you can find her website at
Dragon Bytes - A Preview
Oct 14, 2019 • 19 min
Today is a shorter than usual episode since we have been fighting the sickness at home for the last few weeks. So I thought I might share an upcoming part of the podcast we hope you are going to really enjoy - Dragon Bytes!
Plain Ordinary Happiness?
Oct 7, 2019 • 53 min
Today we talk about happiness. We have a pretty frank discussion about purpose. And we talk a little about love & loss. Also, on this episode, you will hear my first ever release of an original song - Love & Regret
Plain Ordinary Conversations - Perry Hayes the Sojourner
Sep 30, 2019 • 49 min
Perry Hayes is a favorite person of mine. He has found a beautiful rhythm to the life he has intentionally created for himself & his family. From a unique upbringing to serving in the armed forces to running a kayaking outfitter on Big Canoe Creek he…
Plain Ordinary Conversations - Jana Lee Gibson Clifton
Sep 23, 2019 • 97 min
What a powerful episode we have for you today. We catch up with the multi-talented Jana Lee Gibson Clifton (yep - she’s my wife). From a young age, she has known struggle & tragedy intimately , and today she shares how she keeps coming through it all.…
Reflections on a PODcast - And the Giveaways
Sep 16, 2019 • 44 min
I started to reflect on the last few episodes & then I bird-walked in a much different direction. We are going to discuss the giveaways & how the deadline has been extended! I talk a little about why we are doing what we are doing with this podcast & the…
Plain Ordinary Conversations - Back Again with Homer Keys
Sep 9, 2019 • 51 min
Welcome Dragons! Homer Keys from Firebird Straps joins us today for the podcast, and you are going to hear some real life things in this episode. We talk with Homer about his new company, his journey, some challenges, and some of the folks who have had an…
Even More Plain Ordinary Conversations with Hal Borland
Sep 2, 2019 • 86 min
Welcome Dragons ( ! I’m super excited for today’s episode. Hal Borland is with us! He was one of my first mentors in the Information Technology field & has been a close friend ever since. We discuss challenges & triumphs…
More Plain Ordinary Conversations with Donnie Lee
Sep 2, 2019 • 75 min
Welcome Dragons! Today we are in for a real treat. We are lucky enough to have caught up with the infamous Donnie Lee. For those of you who have never had the pleasure of meeting him in person you are about to have a really fun trip. You see, the truth of…
Plain Ordinary Conversations with Tim Jackson
Sep 2, 2019 • 76 min
Welcome Dragons! Today we get to talk with Tim Jackson. He is a drummer, a veteran, & an accomplished paramedic. We discuss his journey from growing up in small town USA to his current role in hospital administration. Along the way we get to hear stories…
Welcome Dragons!
Sep 1, 2019 • 48 min
Welcome Dragons! Today we go live with the Plain Ordinary Dragon ( podcast, or as I like to call it the PODcast. When I started learning how to put a podcast together I realized there were technical challenges to be…
Plain Ordinary Dragon - The Beginning
Aug 12, 2019 • 3 min
Welcome to the Plain Ordinary Dragon ( podcast - or as we like to say - the Plain Ordinary Dragon Cast - PODcast! We wanted to drop in & let you know the podcast IS coming & almost ready to launch. Here is some of the…