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Hit Hard, Hit Fast, and Get the !@#$ Out

Okay, this is the 3rd of 5 posts that I’m doing on lessons I learned during my 1993 bus trip around the United States that I still use today. Let me set the scene for you: I was a 23-year-old hick from Strasburg, Pennsylvania that had done very little traveling in my life. I decided […]

Point A to Point B

One of the more interesting phenomena that occurred during my bus trip around America is what I call, “Point A to Point B Friendships.” It’s not exactly a catchy title, but an accurate summary of a poignant observation. The bus allowed for some pretty intimate conversations in a short amount of time. In general, I […]

Liked vs. Well-Liked

I love Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. I studied it for the first time during AP English in high school, but I have read and seen the play many times since then. I have always been enamored with the anti-hero, especially in American literature. Willy Loman’s quiet desperation resonates with me and I think […]