Day 23: Learning Dollars and Sense

For a little over 5 years, I spent some time in the Financial Services Industry. Throughout that time, I sat across the kitchen table and the desk in my office from many families, couples, parents, and business owners alike going over their financial situation and assisting them in putting together a plan for their financial…

Day 6: Lessons in Love

I have a cousin who is my same age, Danielle. She is beautiful. She is a smart-ass. She is hilarious to be around. She never misses an opportunity to tell you what is on her mind. Never. Danielle loves to dance, cook, and be surrounded by family and friends at every opportunity. She uses the…

Day 2: Lessons in Perseverance

I love Wrestling. I’m talking about the real sport of Wrestling, not that WWE crap for entertainment. I’m talking about one man versus another in a grappling for dominance over the other. It’s primal, it’s archaic, and I love it. There’s something about the sport that has always appealed to me. The main reason I…

Wedding Season

It’s upon us folks. We are neck deep into it. In fact, the end is near… Ah, Wedding Season. The party. The fun. The DANCING! You know it as well as I do. The invitations begin to make their way into your mailbox and bachelor/bachelorette party and wedding pictures start filling up your News Feed. Some…

A Letter To My Parents

Dear Mom and Dad (and Step-Mom and Step-Dad), A few days ago, as you know, I celebrated my 31st Birthday. (Yes, I capitalize Birthday) While I enjoy making the day all about me, the day is really a celebration and reflection on the impact you have made on my life. Now, you guys probably know…