Category: confidence

The Gift of Improv

It’s the holiday season, and you’re looking for a gift to give your family, friends, special someone, and you (of course–why the hell would you leave yourself out?). We all know that sometimes there is a struggle when it comes to gift giving for some people.  You try to think out of the box, and…

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My Next Step (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, the 5th of December, is our/the Syracuse Improv Collective’s final open mic night (Non SICuitur Thursday) of the year.  The show will be at the CNY Playhouse in Shoppingtown Mall.  We will be continuing this monthly series next year, because people have been increasingly interested in it.  They’ll be performances of  improv, music, and stand up comedy.  This…

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Jumping Off of a Cliff: A Love Story

Being Honest About the Past Okay.  Okay.  Okay. Since you all have been emailing me, the ladies especially–I’ve been getting hundreds of emails just so you know (Hundreds!  I tell you!)–it’s probably an appropriate time to write about that college roommate of mine.  This story has been mentioned in past posts, and my mentioning it so briefly in the last…

John Cusack in Say Anything

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Hidden Stache

Growing a beard the last two weeks had been fun.  However, as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end.  It’s also best to quit while you are ahead.  It’s easy for me to get comfortable with aspects to life, and the beard definitely fit into that category of comfortability.  (I know comfortability…

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She and He

I.  She (The Fiction of it All) There is a blogger I follow, and she’s inspiring to me.  I may have mentioned her before–her writing, her style, her romanticism.  Her being mentioned may have happened once or several times, but regardless of the quantitative notion she has simply been mentioned.  It’s hard to take her seriously, and…

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Inevitable Age Gap

Last night, my Facebook (subscribe!) post read:  Hanging out with Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times Editor in Chief, John.  Good times.  I lied, but not about hanging out with him.  His brothers were along for the night, and his youngest sibling’s friends were there as well.  John is my age, and he does (in…

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