I enjoy social media. It’s fun to share some laughs, a recipe here and there, and to see what everyone’s up to as we speed through life. But I hate it a little too. I hate the consequence, intended or unintended, of making people feel like they’re not good enough. Not doing enough. Not living … More Is it Still Okay to be Yourself?
Well, lovebirds – Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. And if you thought to yourself, “Oh shit, I haven’t gotten anything,” there’s still time to avoid being an empty-handed douchebag this year. You’re welcome. I can only guess what’s going on at companies that specialize in traditional, yet somewhat thoughtless gifts for the … More It’s Not Too Late for Love!
I’m paddling into unfamiliar waters here, and to be honest it scares me. Why? Because there’s nothing funny about it. But this post has been clawing to get out for a while and I simply can’t hold it in any longer. I’ve heard too many stories from people close to me lately, so I’m about … More Are You Making the Father of All Mistakes?
In seven days a fleet of U-Haul trucks will be backing up the White House. Depending on what side of the aisle you’re on, it’s being celebrated either as the second coming or lamented as the arrival of the antichrist. Where all that shit is going to land is anybody’s guess, but the changes are … More Seven Days ’till the Donald
Enough complaining about 2016. Make the calendar great again! … More What are YOU Doing Differently in 2017?
Ahhh, Christmas. It’s almost here and my kids are practically pissing their Patagonias with excitement. As I’ve shopped for what I could find online and searched the city for the things I couldn’t, I have to ask myself: Is it really worth it? I don’t mean my boys…they’re the greatest. I’m talking about the melee … More What’s on YOUR Shit List?
I had another post scheduled for today, but it’ll have to wait. After the run in I had last night with TSA, I thought it fitting to share another chapter of my book, Boarding All Rows. If we’re friends on Facebook, you might have seen it in real time: It’s unlike me to go off … More Flight of the TSA-holes
When you travel a lot for work, it can start to feel like Groundhog Day. The alarm goes off and your first concern isn’t the time. Pffft. Who cares what time it is…what day is it? What city? After my hotel stay this week near DC’s Dulles Airport, I thought it appropriate to post an … More Do You Take Showers in the Sink?
Did you Bond over Thanksgiving? … More Really, James? Really?
Cry rooms. Coloring time-outs. Play-Doh and therapy animals for stress relief. In college. COLLEGE! And it’s happening at universities all across the country. Right now it’s about Election 2016. Who knows what it will be about next time? But regardless of which side of the political aisle someone’s on, how can anybody think this is … More The Campus and The Crying Game