What We Can Learn From Parks and Rec


I’m a huge fan of the television show Parks and Rec. If you are unfamiliar with it, it’s a comedy on NBC that is shot documentary style, like The Office. It follows the lives of the Parks and Rec department of Pawnee, Indiana. Not only is it a very funny (without a laugh track) show, [...]

I Want the Truth


If you could impress one lesson upon your children, what would it be? A tough question, I know. As parents we teach our children just about every little thing; from using the toilet to expressing gratitude. But if I had to pick one, it would be about honesty. I’ve tried valiantly to instill this quality [...]

Jackée From 227 Got Married and I Was There


My friend Jackée Harry (from 227) got married tonight. I don’t know the real Jackée, but out of respect I should probably change the bride’s name. Three years ago I was invited by someone who was starting a group called The Experiment. The structure was very simple. Meet in a room once a week and [...]

I Don’t Have Issues, I Have a Whole Subscription


It’s not just been whispered, but said to my face, “You’re a strange and complex person.” I know this. I, personally, think it’s better to know this about myself and let my freak flag fly vs. fighting, denying and standing firm that it’s totally not freakazoid to have to eat only one food at a [...]