• Explore,  get up,  live,  show up

    Quote: When will I know?

    Miles Morales: When will I know I’m ready? Peter B. Parker: You won’t. It’s a leap of faith. Thats all it is, Miles. It’s a leap of faith. Later…. Peter B. Parker: How do I know I won’t screw up again? Myles Morales: You don’t. It’s… Peter B. Parker: I know… a leap of faith. from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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    Quote: Someday

    Someday. You said someday. Not today or tomorrow or next week. Just some day. Someday sounds a lot like the thing people say when they actually mean never. Let’s not go someday, Teddy. Let’s go now. ~ Delores to  Teddy, Westworld, Ep 3

  • Fly,  get up,  live,  show up

    Quote: You are a fact.

    Randall:  I was a replacement for your dead baby, that’s all I’ve ever been. I spent my life striving for perfection. You know why, Dad? Because I live in fear that if I let up for a moment, I will remember that I am unwanted. And then what’ll happen to me?” Jack:  The moment I saw you, I knew you were my boy.You were never a replacement son, do you understand? You weren’t a choice, Randall. You are a fact. ~ Jack and his adopted son, Randall, during a mushroom induced conversation Randall had with his deceased father in This Is Us, Ep. 9 Jack and young Randall taking part in…

  • get up,  Ride,  show up

    Bike the Boros: Staten Island

    Bike the Boros: Staten Island The downhill on the other side of this hill was a mix of reward and terror, like: a lil’ bit of "Oh yay! Downhill!" with a lot of “Oh shit! This is treacherous!” It was a steep, winding downhill road with no shoulder to speak of, two-way traffic with a lot of pot holes, a couple of stop signs peppering the decline and a couple of hairpin sharp turns coming off the hill thrown in for good measure. Not for the faint of heart. But who knew that was coming?

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    Cupcake vs. Man Conundrum

    Office small talk gone wrong. There were left-over birthday cupcakes in the office. I walked over grab a couple and shared with ladies on my return to my desk that there were some goodies around the corner. One co-worker vehemently protested the cupcakes. She went on and on about how she couldn’t possibly eat a cupcake (miniature or otherwise) because of all the flavorful bites of food she had last week which have since caused her belly to poke out a bit. She continued that she has a trip coming up in a month and half that she wants to look and feel good for. I said that eating food…