When I started reflecting on the year we are wrapping up, I began to think of everything big and exciting that happened. Then came the let down as the more and more I reflected there were no magnificent, awe-inspiring adventures. There were no changes professionally. There were no big changes be it additions to family … Continue reading 2018: The Year To Get Back To Basics
The 17th of each month marks another month that my best friend is no longer here. But I don't normally look at the 17th as any different as the 16th, or the 18th, or the 2nd or the 28th. They are all days without him. I have learned over the nearly two and half years … Continue reading 822 Days
The past several weeks, I have been in in a pseudo stage of writer's block – feeling uninspired and unmotivated to dedicate the time to the passion I love. Then one day, when scrolling through news on Twitter and checking what was trending, I noticed the hashtag #WhyIWrite. It was in honor of October 20 … Continue reading Why I Write
I spontaneously took a road trip to Providence, Rhode Island - a city on my bucket list. I was thrilled to take in the changes of fall and explore this tiny and eccentric town.
My perspective on life has been a roller coaster. I've gone from believing "everything happens for a reason" to "life is incredibly cruel and unfair" with thinking life is beautiful to being distraught at its random destruction. While Life is going to throw us curve-balls of blessings and curses, there is one truth that we … Continue reading Active In Happiness
A farm team is the "back-up" resources that comprise a minor league team and can be utilized by the major leagues when deemed "worthy" and "necessary." Known specifically in the context of sports, I'm using this blog to look at farm teams in a whole new light. Specifically, what would a farm team mean, or … Continue reading Calling On Your Farm Team
The title of this post is reminiscent of the Charles Dickens classic about how unfulfilling the expectations of wealth and status are, while loyalty and morality are the elements that guide us to true fulfillment. But this isn't a post about Charles Dickens, or the moral journey of his protagonist, Pip. Instead, it is about … Continue reading Great Expectations
A maverick is defined as an unorthodox, or independent-minded person. On Saturday, August 25, we lost America's Maverick, Senator John McCain. With his loss comes an incredible loss for our country, a country that is very much in need of his presence. For the past few years, the divisiveness that has plagued America has been … Continue reading My American Wish List