Monthly Archives: July 2015

It’s Okay To Be Pissed Off About That Lion

There’s something that keeps on happening that has been frustrating me. It goes like this: Person A: “I think that [X] is significant/important/noteworthy in some way, and I believe it deserves your consideration.” Person B: “You think [X] is significant/important/noteworthy?! How can … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn About The Republican Presidential Candidates From Their Denouncing Of Donald Trump

Well, it finally happened. After literally hundreds of comments that were profoundly offensive to women, African Americans, Muslims, Jews, and Mexican immigrants, Donald Trump has finally gone too far…. He criticized a WHITE MAN! Earlier this week, “The Donald” (no … Continue reading

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Why The Chattanooga Shooter’s Name Matters

On Thursday, four marines in Chattanooga were killed by a man named Muhammad Youssuf Abdulazeez. Now, there are basically two different types of people right now: 1) There are the kinds who hear this shooter’s name and think, “It figures.” … Continue reading

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Four Reasons I’m Not Sending My Kids To A Charter School

I’m trying to figure out how to write this without offending just about every person I care about. Because this isn’t just about pulling your kids out of public school and sending them to a charter school. It’s about fear … Continue reading

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The One Where I Share Some Music Or Whatever….

Most people who have only known me since I moved to Nashville don’t know this, but I actually moved here for music. I expected there to be someone at the Tennessee state line who was handing out record contracts…. but … Continue reading

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How To Keep Yourself From Becoming A Cynical A-Hole

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, … Continue reading

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My “Sort-Of-Friend” Bob

My friend Bob just died. He was my age. We met at Chick Fil A. Back in the day (if three years ago can be considered “back in the day”), my wife and I would take our three kids to … Continue reading

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