Recycle or Die.

In Bolzano, Italy, where everyone speaks German or Italian (or both), everyone understands this universal message. I spotted a beautiful Italian woman at an outdoor hotel concert event and couldn’t take my eyes off her (bag). Confidently, I strolled over her way, introduced myself and complimented her. Men, take some tips! She was all smiles as she showedContinue reading

Practice getting out of your own way. Take it easy a little. Stop fretting, stop meddling. Take a deep breath. Count to ten, and look around to see who and what is already in your life. Step back to get a full, clear view and proper perspective, and let your road take you where it will.

mean memes

  I’m prefacing this article by saying I’m not a meme hater. Who didn’t love the Ryan Gosling ‘Hey girl‘ memes? Even straight men can appreciate the humor. Lately, though, memes are becoming a lot more, well, mean. If you’re not familiar, Dictionary.Com defines a meme as a cultural item in the form of anContinue reading

Whenever I visit home, even if I don’t have a lot of time to ride, I have to at least climb on top my beautiful, Arabian, bay and feel his calming breath beneath my bones.  There is something about it I cannot explain.  No words are needed, just the simplicity of placing a rope aroundContinue reading

Before I speak, I must surrender. Surrender to the solitary oneness in my mind. Fragmented pieces, that so combine to form a whole. A thought. A truth. A sound… Before I speak, I must remember. Remember feelings, dignity, authenticity. Remember to be kind.  To see inside your heart, and start there. Remember you’re a partContinue reading

Did you know we think over 50,000 thoughts a day? WOW.  I had no idea my brain was so busy.  But it makes sense; especially when I wake up in the middle of the night and my mind is STILL going. Apparently many of our thoughts appear in the form of questions.  And they tendContinue reading

[ Notebook & Sketchbook Carcasses ] I don’t know what got into me… I wanted to organize all my writings.  I don’t know if it was a fear of losing all ability to write a lyric or the desire to be a better blogger, or my searching for that one script idea from last yearContinue reading

I just turned 30.  I must admit I second guessed admitting this!  I had a little bit of a freak-out session.  Not so much on my birthday, but more so this entire last year.  This impending zero was a real kick in the you-know-what, a true motivator to get over some fears and really goContinue reading

“Remember, the real world doesn’t reward perfectionists. It rewards people who get things done. And the only way to get things done is to be imperfect 99% of the time.” – Marc and Angel Hack Life, “12 Things Successful People Do Differently” This weekend, practice being imperfect!  Take a look at the leaning tower ofContinue reading

I got this card to send to a friend, and then I thought, you’re all my friends… why not send it to all of you! Here’s what it says to me: Do you ever feel like you are using every tooth, nail and muscle to keep things together? Do you ever feel like these bigContinue reading