Perspective 

I'm a proponent of therapy.  I think the objectivity of a third party to help you look at things with a clearer focus and vision, to allow you to get out of your own way, can be very healthy. About six months ago a friend told me I should see a grief counselor. In a … Continue reading Perspective 

The Story In The Sky 

Tonight I went for a walk and found some incredible inspiration. If you live in Western New York, today's weather brought quite the polarizing forecast – from tornado watches to monsoon-like rains, to blue skies and sunshine. It proved that if you live in Buffalo and want the weather to change just wait five minutes. … Continue reading The Story In The Sky 

Matt, My Man

"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is." … Continue reading Matt, My Man

Me, Myself and I

When I was in Boy Scouts one of the merit badges I earned was Lifesaving. The most important lesson I took from that experience was that if a person is drowning you should never jump in to try to save them.  Instead, look for an object to throw to them to help them float or … Continue reading Me, Myself and I

Dive Into 25

I have reached a milestone in life - turning 25.  What makes 25 a milestone? Well I can now officially rent a car on my own.  My car insurance (should) go down and I'm a quarter of a century old. Now that I've reached that point I guess it is acceptable to have a quarter-life … Continue reading Dive Into 25

Get Through the Grit

There are times in our lives, maybe even throughout our daily routine when we come across metaphorical quicksand. We feel that we are stuck and maybe even worse than that we feel that we are sinking.  Whether it is at work, in relationships or within our own minds, the grit we come across can either … Continue reading Get Through the Grit