One year later…

It’s hard to believe that it has been one year since walking away from a job that had essentially defined who I am to so many of the people who know me. It’s even harder to believe what life looks like now compared to a year ago. For nearly a decade, I was the guy … Continue reading One year later…

This is 30

It’s official: I’m old. I’m kidding. I’m sure I’ll say the same thing a decade from now, but there is something about turning 30 that makes it seem like there’s an even greater loss of youth than any other age. You’re not a teenager anymore; you’re not in your crazy college years anymore; you’re (probably) … Continue reading This is 30

D.A.R.E. To Be Great

It’s been nearly two decades, yet I can still remember sitting in Mr. Thomas’ fifth-grade classroom with my D.A.R.E. essay contest entry ready to read it aloud. I can’t tell you what it said (outside of the fact that it was anti-drug and anti-alcohol), but knowing my mother, she probably still has it stashed somewhere … Continue reading D.A.R.E. To Be Great