• Life

    Fall Down Seven, Stand up Eight

    Saturday night I went to see the new Cirque Du Soleil ice show, Crystal, with my friend Christina. It’s not the first time I have seen the stunt defying group and I’m sure it won’t be the last. It was far different than any of their other performances I have seen but nonetheless inspiring. It revolves around a young girl named Crystal and her struggle of not feeling like she fits anywhere. After an argument with her parents she races outside to skate her feelings away when suddenly the ice cracks and she falls into the water. There are many interpretations of what is happening to Crystal during this part.…

  • Life,  New Years,  Organization

    Organizing the Chaos

    A quote I love says, “There are seven days in the week and someday isn’t one of them”. I have no idea who said it. Seriously, Google it… You either find no one said it or 7 different people… it is just one of those mysterious authors. Whoever said it though is a very smart human. We are all guilty at one point or another, putting something off because the timing isn’t right, or like me, you’ll get to it “eventually”. I have found that when I say I will get to it one day, that one day never rolls around. It is a proven fact that you are more apt…

  • drinking,  Life,  Uncategorized

    Cheers

    I love happy hour. One of my favorite things to do in public, especially in a bar, are creating lives for people I do not know. Just ahead of me and to the left there is a high top of four older men around the age of retirement. They each take turns leading the conversation that ultimately erupts them into the most contagious laughter. Most people would see this and think nothing more. I immediately am taken to a school playground where one of the guys defended the others against the school bully. This heroic act at the tender age of 8 forged their everlasting brotherhood. They became inseparable. They…