Journey To The Frozen North… In The Middle Of Summer :: My Alaska Journal (Day Two)

Day Two Okay, so I have a now have compelling urge to buy Xtratuf boots. They are quite the “in” footwear here in Alaska. And although I’ve never in my life desired to wear, much less own, a pair of rubber boots that come up to my knees, I suddenly feel very envious of those … Continue reading Journey To The Frozen North… In The Middle Of Summer :: My Alaska Journal (Day Two)

Journey To The Frozen North… In The Middle Of Summer :: My Alaska Journal (Day One)

I apologize to all of you who waited by your computers in vain last Wednesday for another blog post. I hope your fingers aren't too sore from constantly refreshing the page and hoping that a new literary masterpiece would appear. And by all of you, I mean... mom. Anyway, I am going to post my … Continue reading Journey To The Frozen North… In The Middle Of Summer :: My Alaska Journal (Day One)

Wakeboarding My Way Into Your Heart :: Thoughts On Image Management

The boat rocks gently back and forth as you slide into the cool water. You feel your feet securely fastened into the bindings on the fiberglass board as the tension on the rope builds. A rush of adrenaline surges through your veins as you lift out of the water and begin to cut across the … Continue reading Wakeboarding My Way Into Your Heart :: Thoughts On Image Management

Getting To Know Myself :: Confessions Of An Introvert

When I was a kid, people sometimes called me “shy.” I hated those people…. At least, I hated them for that moment. I’m sure they weren’t trying to be mean, but I feel that I can speak for all introverts when I say that “shy” is always an offensive and unwelcome adjective. It conjures up … Continue reading Getting To Know Myself :: Confessions Of An Introvert

“You Used To Be Awesome” and other depressing compliments Brett Favre will have to get used to…

Guys get so mad at athletes who stay in the game “too long.” I mean, we can harbor serious resentment for these dudes when they don’t retire at the "top of their game." As if, somehow, their career choice actually affects the quality of our lives. Brett is the most recent casualty of this, but … Continue reading “You Used To Be Awesome” and other depressing compliments Brett Favre will have to get used to…