My friend Chris has been battling Lyme Disease for 7 years. He is a tough cookie. I am challenged by him every time I’m with him. But he’s not the only person who is hurting. And he is the first one that will tell you that every time you talk [...]

Come Do Something Good

I’ve written a few times here, here, here, and here about the idea of doing something simple. I think that’s because I’m a person that usually exchanges simple for something that isn’t that. I know why I do this, but I rarely think about it when I’m in the midst of the [...]


I’m not sure when the shift happened, but apparently at some point in our history, doing something isn’t enough. If you’re going to do something, you better do something huge, or it really isn’t worth it. I think I know why that mentality seems to be present. It’s completely selfish [...]

Do Something Simple

Recently, I’ve been having conversations with people and learning a number of things lately and sometimes it’s just good to summarize those things. So here are six things I am learning lately: Bad Things Happen – I don’t know why people drive drunk. I can’t explain suicide. I’ll never understand [...]

Six Things I am Learning Lately

I’m generally a proponent of noise. I use a noise machine thing on my phone that is supposed to be “smart” and help me fall asleep but I’m still waiting to notice the smart part. I generally have something playing in my car while I’m driving. I usually play something in [...]

It’s Time to Stop the Noise