Happy New Year!

It’s New Year’s Day, and I hope 2021 is off to a stupendous start for all of you! I think we’ve all heard enough about leaving 2020 behind, so I’m not gonna talk about that. Instead, I wanted to look at the new year from a different angle. Besides being the time of year when …

My Chief of Blessings

“Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.” -Marcus Aurelius If you’ve followed my blog for long enough, you’d know I’m a practicing Stoic and a …

Memento Mori

As I’m sure you’re all aware by now, Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other people were killed in a helicopter crash yesterday. A stunning loss of life that included a worldwide legend known to all by just his first name. He was just 41 years old, and his daughter 13. As with any high-profile …

Passion, Criticism, and Stoicism. — The Stoic Veteran

I’ve been feeling a little down about my writing lately, folks. Good ol’ imposter syndrome again. So I revisited an old post from back in May, when I received my first negative review, to inspire me and hopefully raise my spirits. Take a look, you might find some good advice for when you’re feeling a …

The Story Behind the Characters- Part 3

Welcome back to “The Story Behind the Characters”! In the first two parts, I discussed the origins of Zach and Abby, the two main protagonists. You can read those posts here! For today I feel compelled to talk about a handful of characters that appear only briefly, but are very important to me: Sergeant Zach …

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