You wait for the mysterious man to greet you. As the tuxedo man comes closer, your eyes are drawn to a small stain peeking out from behind his crisp black coat. “Good evening,” his grim voice declares. “You must be the guests from Winterbrook. The Parsleys are expecting you. May I take your coats?” Fully […]

There are various musical challenges that have appeared over the years. These range from a squat challenge designed for execution during Moby’s, “Flower” (aka: “Bring Sally Up”), to a plank challenge choreographed to the beat of Cupid’s, “Cupid Shuffle.” Last night, I created a push-up/plank challenge that I completed for the first time today. If […]

Incessant drops of rain hammer the carriage ceiling as you anxiously await your arrival at the Parsleys’ dinner party. If it weren’t for the prestigious nature of the event, and the fact that it’s your first invitation, you would’ve stayed home. The agitation of being hauled along a rough road in a horse-drawn carriage is […]

I once heard someone use an analogy like the following to explain grace. Imagine you’re driving down a country road. Noticing nobody else around, you stomp on the gas pedal and start burning rubber, eager to arrive at your destination. After several minutes, you hear the alarming sound of sirens as flashing lights appear in […]

When I was a young athlete, eager to succeed as a hurdler, I learned about the importance of developing muscle memory. Muscle memory is basically your muscles’ ability to remember certain movements. You develop it by practicing the precise movement you want to master…over and over and over again. Let’s take hurdling, for example. Although […]