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“Whats He Got To Be Depressed About?”

“Whats He Got To Be Depressed About?”

I know very, very little about Chris Cornell. I certainly don’t know enough to write an entire blog on him. All I know is that the man could totally whale behind a microphone. I also know that he was seemingly rather depressed, and I do know a little something...
What Can We Do For Him?

What Can We Do For Him?

Our ten year old boy was really sad. Grayson had just received the news that he did not make it into the Apex class at school, something that he was really excited about. As the tears ran down his face, I was a combination of both sad and proud. I was sad, because no...
Body English

Body English

I am far from sophisticated. In fact, not only am I not a “cultured” man, I probably lean more towards sloppy, disheveled, and a little bit redneck. I do not have an ear for music, and have no background into the finer arts. However, I know badass sh*t...
Mile 7 Moment

Mile 7 Moment

In my experience, most 12-step meetings function in pretty much the same way. It’s pretty simple, really. There are a few opening readings, announcements, and then they pick a topic. After the chairperson picks a topic, things get tricky…. Get a pencil and...
Impatient or Determined?

Impatient or Determined?

“You must learn to be patient.” That is what I told my ten year old son during one of my many lectures, which leave him discreetly rolling his eyes while sticking his finger down his throat. I can get on my fatherly soapbox a little too quickly, too often....
Trail & Ultra Liars

Trail & Ultra Liars

You should be ashamed of yourself. You really should be. If you are a trail and ultra marathon runner, you cannot be trusted. I’m no expert, but I have been sucked into enough trail runs to have learned that although most trail and ultra runners are good...