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In My Life

There were many days where, three years ago, it began to dawn on me, despite […]

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For A Minute There, I Lost Myself

It’s strange┬áthat it took me almost three years to realize that, within the span of […]

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Dulce et Decorum Est

  It was only fitting that it was on my father’s birthday – his third […]

Happy birthday, Dad.

Five Stages

Today would have been my dad’s 69th birthday. For whatever reason, it’s difficult for me […]

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It’s Time To Keep A Promise

  It’s time to keep a promise. It was a promise made in a time […]

Midway on our life's journey, I found myself
In dark woods, the right road lost. To tell
About those woods is hard--so tangled and rough

And savage that thinking of it now, I feel
The old fear stirring: death is hardly more bitter.
And yet, to treat the good I found there as well

In Search of Virgil

I’ve been thinking about the first lines of Dante’s “Inferno” lately. The first thing that […]

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Like A Rolling Stone

For most of my life, whenever I needed advice, I turned to my dad. Most […]

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A “River” Runs Through It

It’s been three months since my father passed away and the waters of time are […]

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A Gift Twice Given

My dad was a sentimental guy. Despite his outward demeanor of unflappable cool and impenetrable […]

My dad and I at Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County, CA - the day after the Detroit Tigers lost in Game 6 of the 201A American League Championship Series.

For Love of the Game

When the Detroit Tigers’ season ended yesterday, I kept looking to my phone for texts […]

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Me & John & Taylor & Harry

When you’re styling one of the hottest stars for the season premiere of one of […]

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Blue and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

I’m not the world’s handiest person. It’s probably a patience thing. My wife says I […]

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