Supreme Court Jester: Obamacare Upheld


Throughout my meeting this morning, my eyes slid often to the clock hanging above the projector screen. 9:30…9:45…10:00. As the second hand reached the apex of its circular path, I crossed my fingers that the Supreme Court (now in session) would turn its eyes from the heated present and, instead, look to the sturdy past … Continue reading

It’s the End of the World!! (As We Know It)


The world ended on a Wednesday and it was rather less dramatic than everyone had expected.

A Millennial’s Take on the Nashville Healthcare Council’s Panel Discussion: Wall Street’s View on Healthcare


About two weeks ago I attended a very informative panel discussion hosted by the Nashville Healthcare Council, titled Wall Street’s View on Health Care. My interest in this discussion stemmed not only from my active interest in a career in health care, but from my concerns as a millennial observing one of the most disruptive financial/medical crises in history.

The Best Analogy of All Time: Mario Kart Politics


How does Mario Kart relate to modern politics?

Dealing with Jealousy: Covet Not Thy Neighbor’s Awesome Stuff


I’ve been reading a book on the side lately which was recommended by a professional acquaintance of mine. She mentioned it as a potential aid in my search for gainful employment. Unlike most books I’ve read in the past that deal with such matters, this one focuses not on improving your weaknesses but fully developing … Continue reading

The Past and Present (Christmas) of New York


The view from the 38th floor of an apartment building in downtown Manhattan strikes two very different chords with me – one of disappointment and one of great hope. I’ll start with the former so I can end on a positive note (always a good policy, but also the way I hope things turn out). … Continue reading

Opportunity Hidden in the Mist of Adversity


Back on the road again, but all the wiser for the experience.

The End of the Beginnings: Merits of Perseverance


Don’t settle for less than you’re worth!

A Passion Can Spring From Anywhere, or “WOAH, Look at THAT!”


You never know what will take you far, so try something. Give your kids every chance to see something awesome 🙂

The Necessity (and Inevitability) of Purpose


A brief look into the nature of thought and purpose.