Twenty Minutes

When I woke up today, the last thing I honestly wanted to do was reflect on points in my life that had come and gone.  However, I was reminded by an awesome colleague and even better friend of this: "These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.  Impress them on your…

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Better Place

Anybody who knows me worth a damn these days know I've had two major issues that I've been having problems resolving:  Getting older and feeling guilty.  The getting older part is obvious but the feeling guilty part... not so much.   It's been almost three years since one of the most human guys I've ever…

Just Stuff

Things have a habit of just happening.  A lot of the time it's when we least expect them to and we aren't ready for the impact that these events carry.  However, there are a few times in which these events are welcome and embraced as part of our ever-changing identity.   Recently, I had just…

Postcards to Home

Too often I find myself focused on where I am instead of where I've been or even necessarily where I'm going.  I don't get the reasoning of being fixated on where you can be.  Sure, the aspirations and ambitions of the future are worthy of being heralded but the idea of holding such esteem on…

The 20/20 Experience

When I was a little boy, I loved cars.  To this very day, I still do.  But, all I really wanted to spend what is now my adult life doing was race.  I loved the competitive spirit, flying by the seat of your pants, and being within a shake of disaster... both literally and figuratively.…