A Little Daily Inspiration: Justin Forsett, Wale Forrester, Wendell Hunter and ShowerPill

  Recently, I read a New York Times Op Ed article, which discussed how student athletes were, often, less deserving of their college admission. As a former college athlete, I was enraged. So much so that I wrote a response. It was a long rant about the amazing capabilities of athletes, especially considering that, in […]

A Little Daily Inspiration: Maja Ruznic

  “Money can’t buy you happiness.” Sadly, it wasn’t long ago that my response to that idiom was, “Well that must be something rich people say.” From the start, we’re taught that there’s value in the things that earn us money. I’ve shared my belief, in What Do You Do?, that people are much more than […]

Think Before You Tweet: Using Social Media For Good

It’s difficult to remember a time when I didn’t have Internet access. I had my first AOL screenname, sweetb113, at 13. Little did I realize that my connectivity was increasing exponentially. I had the ability to instantly keep in touch with everyone, from my friends in Lyndhurst, Ohio, to my pen pal in Pittsburgh, PA. […]


The holidays certainly did blaze by! I hope that you were among the fortunate who got the chance to spend time with family and friends. What’s wonderful is that, in the moments leading up to and immediately following January 1, 2012, I read declarations of hopefulness, thankfulness and  general positivity in everyone’s (ok most people’s) […]