Dear KitKat

April 21, 2017

My Dearest Katherine, Today was an interesting day for you and for me. Today, when you told me that some random boy said that you were “hot” it was not an easy thing for me. You’re growing up and I’m not ready for that. I don’t know if I ever told you this, but when […]

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The ides of March are upon us!

March 15, 2017
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CAESAR: Who is it in the press that calls on me? I hear a tongue, shriller than all the music, Cry ‘Caesar!’ Speak; Caesar is turn’d to hear. Soothsayer: Beware the ides of March. Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare Act 1, Scene II Happy March 15th! Go get you some culture and read you some […]

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Tell me something

February 7, 2017

Well after a brief break, the Spring semester has started, and boy has it started with a bang. I’ve been recently sitting in a few meetings with my colleagues and staff and have found myself controlling the urge to go into “let’s start offering solutions” mode. Instead, I’m asking one question and seeing how peeps […]

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Stuff I like a bit too much: Cigars

January 16, 2017

I’ve never really written about cigars. Yes, it’s a bad vice that I have, and I truly am working on slowing down on the smoking, but alas, I’m human. I’m asked several times a year “John, what’s a good cigar you’d recommend” and the only answer to that question is this, first, find you a […]

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Born under a bad sign?

January 14, 2017

I’m starting to enjoy January. This is a pretty big deal for me since I’ve always considered myself something of a “Fall” season person. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m well past my postmodern teenage angst years. I’m not skulking about all moody and shit, I’m feeling cautiously optimistic. Things have settled a bit on […]

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