Waking up for change

I’m not a morning person. I never have been, and I doubt I ever will be. The night before an early morning, I’m usually so concerned I’ll oversleep that I lie awake restless. As you can imagine, this doesn’t help. When I found out I had to wake up early for work on...

Rest In Peace – Joseph Vincent Paterno: 1926 – 2012

Some of you may simply not understand why the passing of Joe Paterno, our beloved head coach, has been so hard on the Penn State community and that is okay.  However, don’t pass judgment on us…let us grieve and say good-bye to JoePa.  There is no other place like...

Sniffing Your Way to Success

First-time visitors to my apartment think I hold séances there.  Donning practically every table, countertop, mantle, pedestal or other flat surface is at least one candle.  Sure, I get criticized by guests and even my roommate at times, but deep down I know everyone...