Purpose

It’s that little flame that lights a fire under your ass butt…It keeps you going strong like a car with a full tank of gas. ~Avenue Q, “Purpose” The existence of our purposes has been up for debate since humans entered existence. Here’s the thing. I don’t care whether or not anyone believes in purposes…

I was going to write a longer post today,

but things got in the way. Life is hard. But I’m not going to sit around and wait for a solution to fall into my lap. That’s the least productive way of dealing with things. Optimism for me has nothing to do with smiles and distinguishing between fifty shades of green. Optimism is knowing that…

The message matters more than the words

Hosting any kind of thing can get to be highly complicated. When you’re talking about a tournament with 700 competitors, minimal staffing and a two-hour delay, things get even more hectic. And as if that wasn’t enough: the tournament is ran primarily by high schoolers. Yet, a couple of weeks back, I went to volunteer…

The magic just outside ourselves

Thursday nights are awkward days. There’s only so much variety to be had on a Thursday night. It’s too early for the ragers of the weekend yet too late in the week to sit tight and do nothing. Last Thursday night was no exception. I had just come back from hanging out with friends and…