Discipline is A Muscle

Three Months. At the beginning of this year, I made the decision to stop drinking alcohol for three months. From January to March of this year I did not drink. Aside from the obvious health benefits that come with not drinking, my biggest takeaway from this little...

Why Not Stop Giving Presents?

“When I give, I give myself.” – Walt Whitman The plane lands. It taxis to the terminal and the passengers disembark. She waits in line at Immigration, passes through Customs and follows the herds of fellow travelers to Baggage Claim. She grabs her luggage and, when...

People Make the Places

I have always been a hard learner. I am not the type to take your word for it if you tell me the pan is hot. I need to touch the pan, sear my finger, jump up and down screaming at how hot the fucking pan is, sheepishly look and chuckle with you as I agree that yes,...

Defense Wins Championships.

For even the casual sports fan, it’s no secret that defense wins championships. In this year’s Super Bowl, the New England Patriots held the high-flying St. Louis Rams to three points en route to victory. In 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles, who won the Super...