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Hatch a chicken or two.

My mother often tells me not to count my chickens before they hatch. I’m a planner by nature and it’s easy for me to get to the sequel before the movie begins. The sequel usually looks nothing like the movie…

The language of the victim

“No harm will come to you if you humble yourself. God will bless you if you do.” My mother often tells me this when she is asking me to apologize to someone who doesn’t deserve it. She, like many others,…

It’s about time we start a new legacy

I have spent a lot of time on the other end of hurting my family. I’ve argued a lot with my parents throughout my childhood, adulthood, and even most recently as my seasons and life has changed and I always…

The funny thing about vomit

The most profound thing about the subway is it’s unbelievable way of uniting New Yorkers of all shades, ages, and walks of life in travel. Regardless of your paygrade, neighborhood, heritage, or where you were the night before – you’re…

Will you let the sun stand still?

Contrary to popular belief, I am not someone who travels well. I love home, a lot. Despite this, I travel around 10-12 times year because of work, family, and vacation. I experience a flight delay or cancellation on eight of…

fabric mouse

What can mere mouse do to me?

A couple days ago, I found a mouse for the first time in my apartment. Having grown up in a nice, clean place on the West Coast, I have come to find NYC is just way more susceptible to weird,…

man walking on wood planks in forest

The problem with assuming the worst in people

I actually got the chance to share this story at my first speaking engagement in New Jersey. See the video here and share if it meant something to you. (PS: I am looking to do more things like this – so I…

control freak typing on keyboard

Control freak

Two of my closest friends were sitting with me at an East Village restaurant. We sat eating Korean fried chicken and Noreen asked me the question I was dreading. “Why is it taking you so long to launch your site?”…

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