…phone it in

On this day in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell filed his first patent for what would eventually become the telephone. Yes, the very same device you now check Instagram, Twitter, your email, Snapchat, Facebook, and text on began its journey almost a century and a half ago. Of course, one of the few things many of…

…Lay It On Thick

Welcome to Ash Wednesday and the official beginning of Lent. For all the non-Catholic’s out there, that means your Catholic friends are going to look like they picked up a side hustle as a chimney sweep today.


Happy Mardi Gras! Or as they say in New Orleans, “laissez les bon temps rouler!” Whether today is your last day of revelry before the lenten season or just an excuse to stock up on beads (and party on a Tuesday), I hope everyone takes a moment to observe the holiday.

…Rush In

Welcome to the first Monday of March. To those of you enjoying March’s lion-like charm, stay safe and warm. To those with lamb-like weather, this isn’t about you. On days like this, with spring just barely out of reach, we could all use some extra layers and a little extra motivation.

…just want to have fun

For this, the first Sunday of Women’s History Month, let’s have some fun, ladies. I mean sure, I could dwell on the fact that half a percent of all recorded history (roughly 3,500 years) is dedicated to women…and I refuse to believe that we as a gender have only done 17 and a half years…

…Be Present

Welcome, my friends, to a Saturday rhyme, I thank you sincerely for taking the time. My next request might seem a bit silly– Please put down your phone. I mean it, really.