Begging Forgiveness

Begging Forgiveness

Of late there has been much said about apologies, forgiveness, and what it means to move forward after a public or private dispute. The question of what it means for people in different positions and professions to be put to task for their actions, and how the public...
Unexpected Depths

Unexpected Depths

Earlier this week I sent out a text to many of my contacts, letting them know I had redesigned my website a bit and that it would mean a lot for them to take a look. An old friend from high school responded, asking in what way I would like feedback. Though we’ve...
Open Door Policy

Open Door Policy

Some men have criticized the changing culture (or at least awareness) of Hollywood, saying they don’t feel safe to be in a room alone with a woman, fearing that they’ll later be called a rapist. That statement deserves a whole slew of take-downs and...
On the Nose

On the Nose

For the past few years the wife and I have enjoyed watching clips of Craig Ferguson’s 10-year tenure as host of the Late Late Show, remarking on his deconstruction of the daily talk-show format, his irreverent sincerity, and the moments of personal pain that...
Unmotivated

Unmotivated

Being perfectly honest, Octoboer wasn’t a very good mental health month for me. I was getting stressed out, my emotional doubt was getting the better of me, and I wasn’t able to reach out to my small but invaluable support network in any meaningful way. In...
Opportunity Costs

Opportunity Costs

This past weekend was supposed to be a very productive one; I had plans to do some yard work, clean up several rooms of the house, start reading a new book, and hopefully get some writing done on one of my two literary projects. Instead, I did little more than watch...