When They Say You Can't Do It

When your fire burns low and you need to keep going When you see but a mere ten feet ahead When all others choose comfort and you’re out in the cold When you find success a lonely road Carry on When you subscribe to a different mentality When you choose a brand new road When life’s harshness enters your heart And pushes you away from your foe Carry on When desperation sets in and doubt prevails When your body aches and you’re outRead More →

Many in my generation remember the Kilroy cartoon from college days. He was the little guy whose fingers appeared over the edge, and you saw only his little eyes between his 2 hands. Well, that little guy has given me much inspiration over the years since college. When I get down in mood, or am physically done, hate my weight, hate my laziness, I just view Kilroy as me climbing up out of the ditch I fell into. And I say, Wow lookRead More →

Goals. It is so important to shoot for something, but not always in such a tangible way. Goals aren’t always things you write down on paper. Categorize. Set a date of completion for. They aren’t even something you can always find words for. Feelings can be goals, but only as a product, a result, of action taken. In fact, a feeling should always be a part of a goal, in my opinion, even the best possible outcome. We only take action to attainRead More →

This is me, my place and I. I usually decorate new spaces with gas piping, concrete and bicycles, with emphasis placed on function and aesthetic over comfort and hospitality. But not here, not now. I’ve shown up at this moment in time to share my story; of victory and concussion, injury and celebration, and how to fall and get back up again. I’ve decided ‘up’ is in my mind, and falling can be exciting. The trick is to embrace it as you doRead More →