It’s Been a Long Day, Always

I remember the exact time I heard Matchbox Twenty for the first time. I was at Garrett’s house in the fourth grade. We were playing video games and listening to music, when Garrett looked at me and said, “This is my dad’s favorite band. I think you’ll like them.” He was playing “Push” off their debut album, Yourself or Someone Like You. Fast forward yay … Continue reading It’s Been a Long Day, Always

The JAG Spot: A Pilgrimage to Serenity

The summer prior to leaving for the next milestone adventure in our lives known as college was different than every other summer we had shared together. Street signs and overpasses would no longer separate us, but multiple “Now entering…” signs and thousands of miles would. We were reluctantly trying to move past adolescence. We had three months to fill with debauchery and memories, but we … Continue reading The JAG Spot: A Pilgrimage to Serenity

Bridges Burned, Lessons Learned: Ode to Alex and Garrett

One of the most difficult aspects of life is looking objectively upon ourselves. We have some semblance of an idea as to who we are, but cannot begin to go into the detail that those closest to us can. That’s not our fault; it is just exponentially easier for others to point out the intricacies that we’ve gone blind to due to living within them. … Continue reading Bridges Burned, Lessons Learned: Ode to Alex and Garrett