Ah, not being in my 20’s anymore. I have to say, it’s unexpectedly awesome. Things are coming easier to me. Not in the sense that life is letting up (it’s definitely not), more so in the sense that I have a better understanding of what I like and what I don’t. What works and what doesn’t. What to let in and what to let on. … More 30 Things it Took me 30 Years to Learn
I had heard about Vipassana from my boss. The first four times he brought it up I nodded silently while thinking you’ve got to be fucking crazy. For some reason, the fifth time he brought it up, I noticed a shift and was suddenly open to the idea. Within an hour I had found the website and located a time and place that was far enough in the future that it would still feel far away for some time. Those six months dissolved at rapid speed and before I knew it I was schlepping my way to San Francisco. … More Adventures in Vipassana Meditation (aka that time I wore sweatpants for 10 consecutive days)
I have always had a turbulent relationship with Wyoming. Each year since I was three, my family would pack us up and head to Wyoming for summer break. This was all fine and dandy until I became a teenager and the prospect of spending 30-60 days away from friends (boys), TV (MTV) and fun (fun) was simply unacceptable. We would drive to a place called ‘Nowhere’ and then drive 50 miles north to make sure that we were really in the middle of it. … More Why Oh Wyoming
Anyone who has any experience with these types of medications knows that there’s a distinct ‘down’ period once your body discovers that there is no longer a 24-hour all-you-can-eat serotonin buffet upstairs. In my case, this has shown up as a general mopiness. Kind of a mix of Eeyore and the entire 3rd season of Grey’s Anatomy. … More I guess I’ll stop moping now
A few weeks ago, my girlfriend Alice and her friends went on a yoga retreat. For weeks after her return, our conversations were saturated with words like rejuvenation and soul-friends. I asked her what exactly went on at a yoga retreat to make everyone(girls) get so damn excited about it. … More 1st Annual Bro-Ga Retreat: Part 1
A week and a half ago, after many years of excuses and deliberations, we got a puppy. We had our eye on a different dog, a Schnauzer mix, but he was adopted before we could make it out to see him. The rescue said that we should still come by because they had one particular … More And Puppy Makes Three
To my surprise, I am pushing a tee into the grass preparing to hit my first drive of the day. How the hell did I get here? I have certainly never identified myself as a golfer… perhaps these are the types of things you do when you love someone. In my case it’s three people, … More About Golf.