I’ve often heard people talk about so many of our mentors being dead. I have to admit that sometimes I’ve dismissed those assertions as hyperbole – people just exaggerating reality to match the pain in our hearts. I did some Googling and found out that our feelings are – at least in this case – [...]

My tennis shoes edge towards the lip of the granite precipice and my heart races. I feel the sun on my face and a surge of adrenalin in my arms, legs, and chest. My older brother and I have made it to the precipice of the crazy rock formations that create a centerpiece for Vedauwoo [...]

Contemporary culture would have us believe that all endings are bad - that a perfect world is one where no one dies, no one ends a relationship, and no club or institution ever closes its doors. This fantasy places our intentions in the wrong place. Instead of investing in the quality of our own lives, [...]