It’s questionable as to whether reconnecting with nature is actually good for us. There are some things that I know to the true about nature without question: 1 – Nature can kick your ass without hesitation
Every day, we make mistakes. Lots and lots and lots of mistakes. Sleeping in. Taking the wrong train. Saying the wrong thing. Coming to the wrong conclusion. There’s lots of actions we take daily, each one of them weighing upon the direction that our lives will take. We […]
Despite trying to juggle so many metaphorical balls in our lives; a social culture that caters to those who invest the time, money and effort necessary to make themselves the very best human being they can be; and 2Pac’s wonderful (and COMPLETELY inappropriate) song “All About U” which […]
So I did a lot of writing while I was away on vacation. Seriously. A lot. I wrote when travelling, when up at nights in apartments, when Sarah wanted to go off to the pool to enjoy the water (and if you don’t know, I loathe water if […]
Playing board games can really flex your mind. ESPECIALLY if it’s a German-style board game (or Eurogame) — the Mecca of board gaming culture. We’ve gotten a ton of games over the years: Settlers of Catan, Puerto Rico, Carcassone — the kind of games that Monopoly and The Game of […]
Sometimes you need to travel a long ways to find the inspiration you need to continue on — sometimes you’ll find it as close as your own backyard. When travelling through some of Italy’s countryside, I paid close attention to my surroundings. Partially for pickpockets, making sure I wouldn’t have to slug anyone […]
Let’s end this series on a SLIGHTLY lighter note. This weekend, across North America, it’s a long weekend. (It won’t happen again until 2016, so enjoy it while you can!) And with a long weekend comes the parties, the barbecues and going away on the weekend trips. Good […]
Pop Quiz: What’s the difference between jealousy and envy? Most people who I’ve asked this to were quick to tell me that there IS no difference — they’re synonyms. Please allow me to be the first person to inform you of being incorrect.
Sex and money — two of a handful of things that govern just about any decision we make daily. And with such power, such INFLUENCE, this simple truth makes lust of the most VOLATILE and DANGEROUS of the Seven Deadly Sins.
It’s good to be proud. Proud of your accomplishments, of the people you care about, your lifestyle — there are many things in which we can put our pride and still have it be expressed in a healthy way; but left unchecked, pride tends to become overgrown, twisting […]