Monthly Archives: September 2014

Why the word “wellie” matters

It is not unusual to hear a person judge another by the way he or she speaks. Often, a man or woman’s dialect reflects where he or she is from. Obviously, a person’s first language may reveal where they grew … Continue reading

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Not knowing someone

To those who haven’t noticed or taken the time to track my every move (lazy jerks), I’ve been spending moderate amounts of time online at night. This is specifically significantly more time than I have in the past year. Facebook … Continue reading

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A daily bucket list

First (but not by any means foremost), I want you all to know your efforts on Facebook have paid off. Your tacky, sappy, super-saturated-sentimental posters about making the most of life have made me think. Not just recently, either. They’ve … Continue reading

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Good days

Once upon a time, I went through a really bad thing. I did not know if I’d ever recover. This bad thing affected my 9-year-old daughter. “You have to be strong for her,” my dad said. “I don’t think you … Continue reading

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One thing I’ve learned

If there’s one thing I’ve learned as a parent, son, co-worker, partner, friend or any other role I play in my daily life, it’s that everything always ends up exactly how God intended. That isn’t to say we’re all helpless. … Continue reading

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Women and dollars

Earlier this week I left myself with about 15 minutes to buy some groceries, go home and get my daughter to bed on time. Although the odds were particularly against me, I did my best, pulling the cart through the store … Continue reading

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Happy with Ray Rice punishment? Thank a journalist.

As basically everyone knows by now, NFL running back Ray Rice was released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the league after video surfaced of him assaulting his then-fiancé and now-wife. Let’s get this out of the way. … Continue reading

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