So . . . Television is both Good and Evil

This blog post is about the how television might seem degrading, teach poor morals and cause people to make poor choices, but how it also can teach us to make better choices with our own lives.  So…television is both good and evil, depending on how you look at it.
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Family Ties – Its a Beautiful Tangled Mess!

This blog post is my take on family ties, and how we as human beings create and develop family ties.  Surprise…not all family ties are forged in blood.  Family is what you make it, and I consider many people in my life to be part of my “family.” I was happy to work on this article with a new member of the Opportunity Networks “Family”, Margaret.  I need to thank her for her contributions to this piece!
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What If?

This post is all about that question in life that everyone asks, but it’s impossible to learn the answer unless you have the strength to say yes all the time!  Unrealistic, right?  What if is a question that can change the course of your life, and nobody can know if they made the right decision.  The best we can do is try to choose the best decisions to find true happiness, and if you’re lucky, you make enough of the right decisions to be as happy as possible.
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Friends! New and Old

This Blog Post is about advocating for myself, and about a very good friend of mine, who I can’t wait to spend more time with at Opportunity Networks.  She is such a great person, and we love to help each other out whenever the other one needs it.  Opportunity Networks will be a wonderful place for us to spend more time together, and I can’t wait until that happens!
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Music is the Universal Language

Music is the universal language, and everyone has an appreciation for music. This post is about music that has influenced my life, made me realize that I am stronger due to the powerful words in the music I enjoy, and obviously this translates to others, who get a unique message from the music that they listen to.
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Down Memory Lane

A story about me going down memory lane…Back to a wonderful young man I met at the NESLC a few years ago. Sometimes you meet someone in life that helps you to see yourself in a way you never thought possible. James is that person for me. I owe him, and this conference, a lot for making me the strong person I am today.
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The Strength to Say Yes

This post is all about that question in life that everyone asks, but it’s impossible to learn the answer unless you have the strength to say yes all the time! Unrealistic, right? What if is a question that can change the course of your life, and nobody can know if they made the right decision. The best we can do is try to choose the best decisions to find true happiness, and if you’re lucky, you make enough of the right decisions to be as happy as possible.
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My Grandfather is Super Cool

This post is all about my Grandfather, who is an inspiration and force for good in my life! I love him very much, and wanted to dedicate a post to him, while including some funny stories from the past that are particularly memorable for me.
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Love is a Many-Splendored Thing

You are awesome…and you suck! This post is pretty self-explanatory, but also an extremely misunderstood and difficult subject to discuss. Love is a many-splendored thing, except when it’s not, so I took a stab at making the misunderstood more understood…or at least easier to misunderstand!
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