The Pact

  I believe that birds make pacts with our dogs when they build their nests in our yard. The dogs...

Yeah, That’s My Kid

My children constantly surprise me. Last month when we were visiting Walt Disney World we splurged and let them play...

weapon of choice

to what end, all this rushing around and dominating the competition? gold? this is man’s destiny? to hoard gold and...

How to Make a Great Ad

When I broke into advertising, I was all about the high concept stuff that left an impact on people. Creating...

Would You Be Upset In Belize?

Life is hard enough without having to deal with bad drivers who don’t use their turn signals. And it’s more...

The Window

The window is constantly shutting. It does not care about your five year plan. Opportunities to live appear in every...

Ants

  What if we are all really just ants? Slaves to the machine. Blinded by conformity of the way things...

Dustin Pedroia is the Reason I Love Baseball

Make no mistake, I’m no fan of the Boston Red Sox. I used to like them back in the day...

They Only Jog in Rich Neighborhoods

Angels constantly swirl around me. Some are beautiful. Some are violent. Some have bad teeth. They protect me from those...

A Letter to America

  Dear All Dogmatic American Party Liners, We Unaffiliated American voters are pissed off at what you’ve done to our...

A Little Advice

I don't like giving advice. In fact, I hate it. It's not that I don't like helping people, there are...

Finding Neverland: A Story of Belize

This year my family took its summer vacation to the Central American nation of Belize.

3 Ways to Save Humans in America

You are what you eat. It’s an idiom kids in the 70s grew up with that made us think about...

Bump

I used to know a guy named Bump. He was a metal worker in my dad’s sheet metal shop. Bump...

Dear Parents, Do Better

In 2001 I became a parent. I chose to become a parent. But like everyone else who is a parent...

The following is from my 13-year-old daughter, Cozette: *** Wake up. Stop the alarm and get up. The life of a swimmer is early morning practice, afternoon late practice, and constantly thinking about how to loose time. But can you…

America is not a machine. It’s not a cold assembly line filled with widgets and driven by gears and grease. It is not intended to provide ROI for a board of directors. America is a bubbling ocean of human emotion and experience containing billions of conflicting ideas…

This is a blog post to all my old friends and family who have let “politics” get in the way of real and burgeoning relationships. I love you. I do. And I know you’re probably tired of hearing me talk…

Last night at some point I went onto Facebook to see people raving about an ad for 84 Lumber that caught everyone’s attention. I’m a big proponent of advertising that’s different, and this one was. It was beautifully shot, directed…

  Art is born on fire. A miraculous spark. A divine appointment. Its only desire, release.   Art is beast that lives in your chest, clawing to get out. Best to accept this inherent truth and let it run to…

You realize they’ve convinced us that we’re our own enemy, right?  We MUST coexist between conservative and liberal. Must. We cannot allow one ideology to rule the land. It won’t work. This is America, land of baddest motherfuckers on the…