On Monday, I began phase 3. Now, it would be pretty fair for you to ask “what the hell is phase 3?” Well, if you’re a long-term reader of my blog, and you’ve read some of my previous posts on weight loss and exercise, you may recall that I began what I can (in hindsight) […]
It’s good to celebrate the small wins, but it can be difficult. We tend to focus on big goals, big achievements–and in the case of powerlifting, big lifts. Now don’t get me wrong: those things are certainly important. The problem is that they occur only infrequently, making it hard to keep motivated toward them. Celebrating […]
A few weeks ago, a co-worker offered up a challenge: define my musical life in fifteen songs or less, with no two songs by the same band. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? That’s certainly what I thought as I sipped my coffee and considered the idea. I mean, it seemed to me that I’d already […]
If you’ve read my other article, Sons of Anarchy: A Series End Prediction, you’ll have seen my attempts to guess which characters line up with the characters from Hamlet, and even MacBeth. The series finale was this past Tuesday, and, after taking some time to process the events, I wanted to offer how I saw the chips […]
Looking for an explanation of the series finale and an analysis of which characters from Hamlet each SoA character lined up with? Come check out my series end analysis! UPDATE: December 4, 2014 (Originally published December 16, 2013) The final ride is next week. That’s right: next week. Now that everyone has had a chance to […]
With home ownership comes an endless list of tasks—things that need attention, things that could be improved, and things that would be nice. Chances are that, if you haven’t got a list already, your spouse will be happy to make you one. This wasn’t a huge deal before we had kids; sure, the cats got in the way, but it’s legal to lock them in the basement.