…Find Some Middle Ground

Hey there and happy Fourth of July! I know it’s a holiday, but I’m hoping I can have your attention for a few seconds. I don’t know if you noticed, but there’s been a serious breakdown in communication in our country. I’m talking on all sides here. Although, I’d like to make the argument that…

…Remix

With two days until Independence Day it’s time for a rough draft rewrite. A Declaration Remix, if you will. The final days leading up to the approval of the Declaration of Independence are near and dear to my heart. Why? Well, first let’s have a quick refresher on American History 101.

…rally the troops

As we embark on this holiday and muster up the Monday Motivation we’ll all need to make it through, I’d like to take a moment to propose that we collectively declare this week liberty week. And if that alone doesn’t motivate you this Monday, then let me explain why…

…Yet Wave

Is there anything worse than having to return to the daily grind right after a holiday? The obvious answer is yes, there are a lot of things that are worse. Not having anything worth celebrating, for one (Also, war, famine, and I think I’ve made my point). However, for those still nursing an Independence (or…

…just dance

Happy Birthday, America! This Independence Day, the strange and occasionally wonderful trending algorithms of Twitter have given me the perfect segue to one of the greatest Fourth of July films: #IndependanceDay. While I know the temptation to call out this spelling error/typo is great, I hope that we all can find it in our better…

…Pursue Happiness

Happy Fourth of July! Today marks our country’s 241st birthday. Don’t worry, I’ll keep this short and light so that you can get back to today’s festivities. Today is for putting aside the things that divide us and remembering what we share, a love for our country. Partly because the world could always use a…