Category: Five Minutes

The Introvert Anthem

I’m very hard pressed to check out a new artist. There are a few exceptions to this rule. If I really value someone’s musical taste and opinion then I’ll listen. There are other times when I see someone’s name enough…

Thanksgiving Food

The conversation of what people eat for Thanksgiving came up the other day and the conclusion that was reached was “does anybody even like Thanksgiving food?” There are a few different popular items that always seem to get consumed around…

The Evolution of Justin Bieber

We all remember this Bieber. The guy was new to the scene. He had the shag haircut, he had that song that you most definitely have heard more than “One Time,” but we weren’t ready to anoint him a star…

BASKETBALL

It seems a long time, a really long time since anyone in my immediate family has not competed in basketball at Dwight. Basketball has been ingrained in our family since I was probably five years old, and before that if…

Reflect

One of the reasons I like writing these columns is that it forces me to reflect. Even if the reflection is only for a half hour, it makes me stop, and slow down and think about what’s ahead, and what…

Caught in The Web

The internet is a crazy place. I think that a lot of my columns usually have something to do with the internet in some facet or another. I’m just really fascinated with it, it’s something that has only been heavily…

Good Vibes

I had a lot of fun this weekend. I had a lot of fun because it was full of positive vibes. Everyone that I seemed to come in contact with was really friendly and down to earth. Some of them…

News

The other day it occurred to me that I hadn’t sat down and watched a live news broadcast in over a month. Not one. That’s really scary. It’s not scary that I specifically hadn’t watched any news broadcasts in about…

The Fear of Failing

Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark. He invented the lightbulb. He took fear and its simple and most basic principle and turned into one of the most important inventions of the last century. Walt Disney was afraid of mice.…

Keep an Open Mind

Everything seems like a polarizing issue in current day. People really love to take stances and be opinionated, and it’s great to see. That’s what America was founded on – having the right to say whatever you want about a…