…Start the New Year Right

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2019. A new year brings with it new hope and endless possibility. Although, I hope you’re leaving those new challenges for tomorrow. Today is for recovering from last year (or last night) and enjoying the shiny, new year glow. 

…Make The Most Of It

Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! Welcome to my final post of the year. I know that 2018 has a lot of us feeling like, well… …but I’m going to take this final opportunity to share an unpopular opinion — 2018 wasn’t that bad. Like any year it had its ups and down, but overall I’d say…

…throw it back

This holiday week with calendars thrown to the wind, it’s been difficult for some people (myself included) to keep track of what day of the week it is. So, today let me first say, that it’s Thursday. Okay, now that that is settled, it’s also the final Thursday of 2018, which just begs for a…


It’s here, crusaders! Oscar Sunday is here! It’s been quite the journey and if the history of this award season has taught us anything, it’s far from over. This year, Jimmy Kimmel gets a chance at hosting redemption, and the Oscars get a chance at changing its image in the midst of a transformational awards season….

…Win Hearts

The Olympics are about many things. They’re about building bonds, strengthening friendships, making new connections, the spirit of competition, and, to a certain degree, winning. Of course, even at the Olympics, there are different types of winning.  Yes, there’s the glory of standing on the podium, and accepting a medal (and stuffed tiger) that validates…