To Robbinsville, New Jersey


Death sucks. Not because of its invincibility or apathy. Its ruthlessness or timelessness. Death sucks because it divides the living. Amidst the grieving crowd, death ostracizes  us into our own private corners.  Yes, when a person dies, the living find other. We nestle together like spoons. We offer shoulders and hands. We whisper condolences and […]

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Friday’s Fast Five…5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 18


It’s crazy to think that 18 years ago I was farting my way through the final hours of high school, of childhood. I naively assumed that because I breezed through the seas of high school that my future waters would be calm and easily passable. I thought because I wrote a few essays, passed Algebra and successfully dissected a frog I was, […]

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My Interview with Bree Hogan…AKA… Starbrite Warrior


Bree Hogan is a certified holistic health coach and the founder of Starbrite Warrior , an online resource and support community for women living with invisible illness who want to do more than just simply cope. Through her unique mix of realism, positivity, humour and a whole lotta heart, Bree shares her personal, oftentimes confronting […]

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5 Reasons Why Parenthood is the Best Form of Professional Development


If you’re a working professional I’m sure you’re familiar with the term “professional development”. If you’re not a working professional– stop reading my blog and get a job you bum. No just kidding! You’re not a bum! Keep reading! Please, I need your readership! If you’re still with me–professional development (or PD) consists of seminars […]

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Friday’s Fast Five… 5 Simple Things My Life Has Taught Me


On Wednesday I turned 36 and found myself in my attic. Let me explain. As my wife and children, my parents and brothers milled about the living room I was sitting in the attic, alone, leafing through my old photo albums– doing my best Clark Griswold. So I’m 36 now. Maybe it took 36 years […]

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Friday’s Fast Five…My Top 5 Tweets from 1994


With the nativity of social media, the landscape of adolescence looks quite different then when I was coming of age in the 90’s. Teens today will never know what it’s like to pass handwritten notes between classes or wait anxiously  by the corded house phone for “that girl from the mall” to call. Teens today […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Try Yoga Today


On Saturday I attended my first yoga class as a responsible adult. Let me explain– 15 years ago I enrolled in a 1 credit college course called The Fundamentals of Yoga. Why? It was an easy course–one without homework, one you could do hungover and sheer attendance earned you an A. So naturally, as a […]

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Friday’s Fast Five… 5 Songs I Had On Repeat This Week


I love music. I listen to it all the time. I love the way lyrics and chords collide into fantastic noise. And yet music remains a beautiful mystery to me.  In fact there are certain songs that, no matter how many times I listen, they remain just out of reach–a green light glowing across a […]

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The Healing Power of Donuts


I know, I know the title of this article may not jive in this new-age, pro-biotic, juice-cleansing world we live in. But relax there yoga pants, this is a guilty-free pleasure. A farm fresh, cage-free, gluten-free, calorie free article about the healing power of donuts. So last Thursday, on my way to work, I stop at Dunkin Donuts. Now […]

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5 Afflictions of Fatherhood No One Warns You About


1. Pooping becomes a public exhibition. 2.  You will unknowingly go to work– attend important meetings, give presentations, entertain potential clients with your child’s boogers encrusting the shoulders of your wrinkle- free Van Heusens. 3. Watching an entire football game without interruption is no longer your right as a red blooded, tax-paying American. 4. The opening melody and […]

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