Losing my Mind

By the time I reached 17 years of age, I knew everything. If you don’t believe me, you should build a time machine, go back to 1990, quiz me, and prepare to be amazed. The things knew back then include (but aren’t limited to): all the state capitals the trigonometric functions how to diagram sentences … More Losing my Mind

Failure to Launch

Most everyone dreams about taking trips to exotic, far-flung locations, of having bucket-list-level, Instagram-worthy adventures in foreign lands. But what’s never remembered in those rainy-Tuesday-morning-at-the-office daydreams is that in order to reach your ideal destination, you must first pass through a special gateway of suffering and purgatory, otherwise known as the airport. Airports are strange … More Failure to Launch

Back-to-School Bliss

One of the very first things you learn in the classrooms and hallways and playgrounds of the public schools of America is you’re a loser if you love school. I mean—being exposed to new ideas that might forever change the way you look at the world, learning to do things you didn’t think you could … More Back-to-School Bliss