Reshaping Christmas

In 1893, a struggling author brought a manuscript to his publisher for consideration. Despite the author’s previous successes, the publisher rejected the newest manuscript because, in the publisher’s estimation, the book would never sell. Undaunted, the author took it on himself to publish the book. Using money that he didn’t have, he commissioned an artist… Continue reading Reshaping Christmas

The Curious Case of Mark Richt

My alma mater fired the second most successful coach in its history yesterday, ending an historic run in the history of University of Georgia athletics. Sadly, it was the lack of significantly historic moments that led to the downfall of Coach Mark Richt. As I learned during lunch yesterday afternoon, the University has decided to… Continue reading The Curious Case of Mark Richt

Keep the Train Rolling

This week I’m participating in Seth Godin’s #YourTurnChallenge. My goal is to blog everyday this week (Mon-Sun) here on my site as well as on the challenge’s official Tumblr blog. Here’s my Day 4 submission. Today is my 39th birthday. One year away from 40. I wrestle most days with feeling like a failure. The… Continue reading Keep the Train Rolling

What Was the Beaver Thinking?

This week I’m participating in Seth Godin’s #YourTurnChallenge. My goal is to blog everyday this week (Mon-Sun) here on my site as well as on the challenge’s official Tumblr blog. Here’s my Day 3 submission. What was the beaver thinking? That question has haunted me the last couple of days. My family went for a… Continue reading What Was the Beaver Thinking?

Forget the Lingo, Get the Best

This week I’m participating in Seth Godin’s #YourTurnChallenge. My goal is to blog everyday this week (Mon-Sun) here on my site as well as on the challenge’s official Tumblr blog. Here’s my Day 2 submission. I took this picture over the weekend. I was at a retreat for leaders, and I woke up early to… Continue reading Forget the Lingo, Get the Best