Monthly Archives: August 2013

Love and Gloves

“Ten minutes, kid. You ready for this?” I nodded, not knowing how much I actually meant it. The stool was propped in the corner of the poorly lit locker room, and I sat facing the corner. Hunched over, elbows resting … Continue reading

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chuck – after the subway

I stepped off the subway, ripped the headphones from my ears, and started my way up the steps. I stopped at the next platform when I came across a street musician playing the violin. Now, I had a soft spot … Continue reading

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Don’t be an asshole.

That line, right there? That should be the rule that we all abide by in life. More and more, we are flooded with movements towards “political correctness” and advocates for equality. These are good things, inherently, but are often misconstrued, … Continue reading

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Fight or Flight – harnessing my natural reaction

If I sit down and truly think about it, my natural reaction to a lot of things is to book it. Run away. Facing a buildup of work at the job? Better surf the internet. Hanging out in a social … Continue reading

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Who am I?

How often do we ask ourselves this question? I know I’ve been pondering this quite a bit on my own lately. Am I my job? My relationships? My hobbies? My goals and dreams? My failures and missteps? Do I associate … Continue reading

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