Categories Archives: Life & Family

We are north, eh.

I think. I am moving. To Canada. Yep, that’s my decision. Never mind the fact that it is currently approximately infinity below zero (Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin), and I haven’t managed to work “Oh” and “Eh” into my normal speech pattern, ...

New Year, New Rules.

Happy New Year (SN: you should stop saying “Happy New Year” after January 2nd, but I digress)… With this new year, many have made resolutions; stop smoking, eat healthier, read more, work harder and the big one work out more.  Many of t ...

Welcome to 2015.

It’s 2015! Honestly, that doesn’t even feel right to say. 2015 still sounds like the future. Like, distant future. Like, the flying cars kind of distant future. But it is upon us nevertheless. As I watched the seconds tick away on 2014, I almo ...

Five (or so) Big Deals.

It’s that time of the year.  Time for everyone to roll out a “Top Ten” list.  Everything from beer to foods to vehicles get a rating.  It gets nauseating, but does allow for everyone else to argue how the list is blatantly wrong.  Th ...

All Day Lessons.

Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson is back in the news. First there was the drug test issue, while on probation for child endangerment. To recap, while taking a mandated drug test, the embattled superstar admitted to “smoking a little we ...

Hey, kids! It’s almost Halloween!.

That’s right, kids, it’s time for Halloween. That magical time of year when kids dress up as superheroes, grown men dress up like idiots, and grown women have an excuse to dress up as a sexy nurse or a sexy maid or a sexy teacher or some othe ...

My Life Matters.

The following video was created by Louis Byrd of Mellie Blue Branding. It’s a response to the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, but it also speaks to the value of the lives of black men in general. It also features one of our writers here at ...