Life’s Broken-Down Cars

A flat tire.  A dead battery.  Keys locked inside. Air conditioning is broke.  You name it there are countless things that can go wrong with your car. My car has had its fair share of problems.  From a cracked gas tank, a few busted springs and a dented door.  But those problems were nothing in … Continue reading Life’s Broken-Down Cars

Laugh a little

The news of Robin Williams' passing was what I thought was a sick joke – a stunt by some Twitter troll trying to cause some controversy. But as news outlet after news outlet confirmed the story, Monday night had the sad realization that our world is now a little less funny.  His work ranged from … Continue reading Laugh a little

Enough is enough

Everyone has a breaking point.  Surprisingly for me, a person with very little patience, my breaking point in environments like work or school is actually pretty tolerable.  However, today I said enough is enough. A customer who shops regularly at the discount liquor store I work at is not the friendliest person in the world … Continue reading Enough is enough

The Perfect Day

Today was the perfect day. I didn’t win the lottery. I didn’t get a brand new car. I didn’t meet the love of my life. Instead, I laid by the pool, went to the mall, cleaned out my car, went to lunch, got some ice cream, explored the waterfront and now am writing this blog. … Continue reading The Perfect Day

Count Your Angels

Death is a scary thing.  We don't know what it feels like.  We don't know what happens to us after we die. It can happen to anyone at anytime.  And the scariest part of death – it is inevitable. So it can be especially tough when it comes to a loved one getting sick and … Continue reading Count Your Angels

#100HappyDays

It's a challenge set out to see if you could be happy for 100 days straight – sounds easy enough right?  Well, as it turns out over 70% of people who take on this challenge to post a picture everyday of one thing that makes them happy, fail. Most say that they are just too … Continue reading #100HappyDays

What’s Left Behind

"For college seniors there should be a week of being allowed to cry. Just break down and cry because you are scared and don't know what's next." -Bill Cosby Ain’t that the truth. But in all seriousness, college brings with it the last time we as human beings have a timetable for when things will … Continue reading What’s Left Behind