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

2016: The Year That Broke Me

I haven’t blogged in 156 days. If you know me you know writing is my gasoline, it’s my well-balanced breakfast, my metaphorical caffeine. To have abandoned the one thing that is possibly the best thing for me, what has made me my best and truest self, is to show how this year has left me … Continue reading 2016: The Year That Broke Me

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

Say Yes

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.” -Steve Jobs Yes. It's the most underestimated word in our vocabulary.  I would even argue that it is more powerful than love, courage or ambition.  That's because yes is the one word … Continue reading Say Yes

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