If you’re like me, there’s one thing that you dread every night when you go to sleep. You have to wake up in the morning. As I try to wake up earlier so I can exercise, I find that this is getting especially difficult. Waking up at 5:30 a.m. just is not what my body … Continue reading Good Morning: The Playlist
As a child, I was sometimes unsatisfied by the explanation for the privileges of adulthood that extended well beyond my own. “Because I’m a grown-up” never seemed to pass muster as an explanation for why my parents could do certain things that I couldn’t – stay up past 9 p.m., have extra ice cream, drink … Continue reading Dispatch from South Carolina: “I think we could use a union here.”
I finished up driving from Detroit, Michigan to sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina last night. It’s about a thirteen hour drive. I love a good, long drive. I get a lot of thinking done, I listen to a lot of music and knock out a few episodes of my favorite podcasts. I also, inevitably, feel … Continue reading A Melancholy Playlist for a Rainy Stretch of Highway
I’m on my way to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and stopped for the night in a little town on the border between Ohio and West Virginia called Gallipolis. I found the name intriguing, with its obvious Greek roots proclaiming this small, Ohio town the “city of the French.” It seemed to encapsulate the contradiction of … Continue reading A note from Gallipolis, OH
Does the world really need another blog? I’m not sure if the world needs one, but I do. I turned 30 about a month ago. As I approached my 30th birthday, I took stock of my life. I asked the prototypical milestone questions people ask themselves. Am I happy where I’m at? Am I content with the … Continue reading Does the world really need another blog?