Summer Is Here!

The start of June has always been the identifier of summer for me, even though the season doesn’t technically start until June 21. But Memorial Day feels like the end of spring for me, and—after recently returning from a trip to Myrtle Beach (see the picture on...

Book Review: Lessons Learned: Leading by Example

I received Lessons Learned: Leading by Example from my reddit Secret Santa. It was a perfect gift because I’ve often been told I lead by example, and I was excited to understanding what that meant for others. The book itself is a collection of short essays...

Reading, Writing, and 2013

The new year is moving ahead, and I wanted to take some time to share what my reading and writing plans are for 2013. Reading Below is a list of the ten books that I’m planning on reading this year. Most of them are non-fiction, which will be a challenge since I...

There and Back Again, or Fiesta

This summer is half over and I’m—as always—surprised at how fast time can move. I haven’t been getting as much writing out as I would like, but I have started reading J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit for the first time. This shouldn’t be a surprise...