Last Damn Bridge

This is a story about being convinced to do something ludicrous and surviving to tell the tale. A few months ago, a friend told me that he had decided to run the NYC marathon and that I should sign up to run it too. I gave my knee jerk response whenever a crazy person asks... Continue Reading →

What the Hell Are We Doing?

So how was your 2016? Yeah, mine too. 2016 felt like I was pushing a cart up a hill and every time I paused to track my progress, I saw I had been going backwards despite my exertion. I was skimming the surface of life, always mentally focused on where I had to be next... Continue Reading →

The Wonder Found in Coffee

The Little Things that Make a Marriage   My wife makes amazing coffee. She takes it seriously. She swears she can taste a difference between the beans from the place in the city versus the ones I get in our hometown, even though they are merely different locations of the same small business. This is... Continue Reading →

Please Don’t Close That Door on my Head

Why Working Parents Need Meditation   “‘Hey, Lama, hey, how about a little something, you know, for the effort, you know.’ And he says, ‘Oh, uh, there won't be any money, but when you die, on your deathbed, you will receive total consciousness.’ So, I got that going for me. Which is nice.” -Caddyshack Meditation... Continue Reading →

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