why are we continually asked to check our intellectual integrity at the door...– As an entertainment provider, I wholeheartedly refuse to participate in this surrender.
When Daniel Boone goes by, at night, The phantom deer arise And all lost,...– Stephen Vincent Benét Daniel Boone Once, when asked to build a fire in a backyard pit after a thanksgiving meal with friends, I caught a glimpse of the care with which we’ve treated our forests (previously felled or otherwise). It’s a strange analogy. It might not even be an...
And if you at 12 are drawn to the same songs that I am at definitely-not-12...– Peter Cooper from this article This is so simply written. It’s a perfect example of what makes Peter Cooper such a great writer— he’s able to convey an idea that would have taken me at least a paragraph to get out of my system. And, perhaps it’s a fitting reminder that...
When I grow up, I want to be a politician.– Nobody. It’s truly a shame to me that a vast majority of the future leaders of my generation— the ones that we would willingly turn our eyes to in the hopes that a brighter future exists just over the horizon, one that could arrive sooner rather than later through their participation...
Instead of insight, maybe all a man gets is strength to wander for a while....– William Least Heat-Moon Blue Highways: A Journey Into America My friend Juli Thanki recommended this read to me, and I’m eternally thankful that she did. I’m also glad I didn’t read it before I chose to put pen to paper.
I find that the older I get, the more I view the morning hours as a friend. This is a change that has occurred over the course of the last year or two, and to be honest, I am glad for it. It’s not right, after all, that anyone should view a segment of the day as anything other than a friend. I’m more creative in the morning, and I’m more productive. I wrote the bulk of my book...
self-imposed endurance is the only self-assurance you are ever going to find...– Josh Grider Stumbling On The Edge Of Greatness