Honesty and Heartbreak and Finding My Way Back To The Mat

I work at Athleta now. That is just one of three part-time jobs I'm juggling out here in Colorado. Full-time writing gigs in the ad world are few and far between these days. I know this schedule isn't forever, but it's working-ish so far. But that's another post I'm working on right now.  So, yeah. …

Stay On Earth (Tampa, FL) or Save Humankind (move to Colorado)?

Last night I watched Interstellar, that movie starring Matthew McConaughey and no one else important. Except for Matt Damon who made an unimpressive appearance, and Michael Caine who played the bad guy. But McConaughey’s accent was who I showed up for. I could listen to that man read a phone book for goodness sake. Anyway. …

“It Will Never Happen To Me.” Getting hit by a car.

"It will never happen to me." I've operated on that theory for awhile, unfortunately; taking risks, not fully paying attention to the rules, making careless decisions, trusting that (most of) the rest of the world has good intentions and follows the law. "What are the chances something horrible will happen to me?" Well, things and …