I Wasn’t Ready To Propose to My Wife Until I Got Caught in a Blizzard on a Mountain in South America

Years ago, when my wife was expecting a diamond engagement ring at any moment, I went hiking with a buddy in the Chilean Patagonia. Over the next week, we hiked the famous “W’ trail through rain, snow, hail, more rain, and more hail. We were cold and wet most of the time. But the wind… Continue reading I Wasn’t Ready To Propose to My Wife Until I Got Caught in a Blizzard on a Mountain in South America

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day, But You Can Bet Your Ass They Were Laying Bricks Every Day

A common refrain to remind ourselves to have patience refers to Rome not being constructed in only a single day. I guess clichés are clichés for a reason. They’re easy to say and roll off the tongue. They make us sound wise and cause everyone to nod their heads in agreement. They are also oftentimes… Continue reading Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day, But You Can Bet Your Ass They Were Laying Bricks Every Day