Here we are, crashing through 2022. It’s been an eventful year so far, unpredictable to say the least. The weather has been cold, mostly gray, and my family and I finally experienced the seemingly unavoidable COVID diagnosis. Thankfully, the symptoms were minor and rather than feel downtrodden or putout,
It’s not easy to switch gears from leading a couple of dozen firefighters to cooking scrambled eggs and playing Barbies with a seven-year-old. Whether you spend your working hours managing first responders or a local restaurant, work stresses pile up and can swiftly invade time spent with family, de
The day I yelled at my toddler for waking up too early from her nap was one of the most shameful moments of my life. It also marked the beginning my shift onto a new, better path.
I've read over 230 books over the past seven years, but only a couple of them have changed my definition of what a book can be. The first was David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest and now America and the Cult of the Cactus Boots.
Ah, mid-September. Fall is (theoretically) getting close, my daughter just turned seven and my birthday is right around the corner. I've been reading a fair bit this month amidst a fairly heavy school load and my normal home/work duties and responsibilities. The first book I started (and only that
Reading books is arguably one of the most worthwhile things [https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/585137/6-benefits-reading-every-day] you can do with your time. But despite knowing this, many simply don't do it. [https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/29/24-percent-of-american-adults-havent-read-a-book-in-the-past-year--heres-why-.html] There are a slew of reasons why this may
Est. Reading Time: 4 minutes It seems fitting that my first post on my newest iteration of a blog be a rundown on a book about reading. I am an avid reader and have been for some time, but just because I read a lot doesn't mean I can't read