What is America the other 364 days a year?

What Is America The Other 364 Days A Year?

American greatness is easy to grasp on Independence Day. Displays of fireworks watched among good company encourage nostalgia. You may think deeply of American roots on the 4th of July, but what is the country to you the other 364 days? Continue reading “What Is America The Other 364 Days A Year?”

Why philosophy wins over political partisanship every time.

Refusing To Be A Partisan Hack Is MUCH More Fun

Urban Dictionary is hilariously venerated by a culture that rarely uses the word venerated, but is nonetheless useful when defining phrases like ‘partisan hack’:

“Someone who cares more about supporting a particular party or ideology than supporting what is morally right, or factually true.” Continue reading “Refusing To Be A Partisan Hack Is MUCH More Fun”

Why it's okay to be absolutely hooked on a fictional story.

You’ll Get Hooked On The Story – And That’s Okay

Have you ever lived a day without actually living YOUR day?

And by that, I mean have you ever lived a day where you were so wrapped up in a story that it didn’t seem like you were actually in your own life? Continue reading “You’ll Get Hooked On The Story – And That’s Okay”

what to do when those dearest are distant.

what to do with a heart made of map dots

When I was a kid, sticking dots on a map to show where my people were was a simple task. Sure, there were the family members that lived a little further away from me than preferable, but most of my loved ones were clustered in the geographic circle I called home. Continue reading “what to do with a heart made of map dots”

Why America is the greatest experiment of innovation to ever exist.

America Is The Greatest Experiment

On this planet, any sort of innovation comes with risk. Risk is minimized by repeating the tried and true, but it takes boldness to try something brand new. Those types of experiments of innovation are the greatest risk of all, but also lead to the greatest success. Continue reading “America Is The Greatest Experiment”

courage and connection words for 2018

Courage&Connection: Ideas To Guide 2018

I’m not a person who typically comes up with ideas quickly. In any matter of significance, I tend to sit back and mull things over. There are too many decisions in life that shouldn’t be rushed. For example, choosing words to build my year around. Continue reading “Courage&Connection: Ideas To Guide 2018”