Every road we walk in life, be it personal or professional, leads back to the place we found ourselves in when we began to dream about what our lives might become. From that place of indelible power where the roots dig deep into our childhood, we’ve dreamed about where the road we call life will
Author Archives: Michael Diamond
Last night I did something I haven’t done in years. I stepped inside a batting cage and took some healthy cuts with a bat at a local family fun place. I played a lot of baseball as a kid, either with my brother and our mutual childhood friend Matt, or during organized softball. My parents
I think the first time felt the true pang of jealousy was in high school. I’ve no doubt I’d felt it before, but the burn of real jealousy takes a desire so powerful that it overwhelms the senses. To be clear this isn’t envy, which is far different when you examine what they both are.
That word. Father. I’ve said it and heard it said to me. It’s a unique amalgamation of respect and responsibility. Steeped in legend and filled with embedded images all wrapped up into a collection of syllables. The weight it carries can only be experienced – and only by those who choose to walk the perilous
Throughout my working life I’ve held many jobs where I use my hands. I had one job for seven years as a sales manager which didn’t involve using my hands much at all, but other than that – I’ve trended towards physical labor. Perhaps it was my body type or even the nature of my
I firmly believe patterns exist in every part of life and for that matter death. Consensual reality has brought on the theory of death in threes, and for that matter life in threes too. Last year we dealt with several public deaths, too long a list to name here. The question is, how many lives
Long before I dedicated myself to any singular passion, before I became enthralled with travel and seeing new locations, even before I rolled dice in my first D&D game, I was my mother’s son. When my brother and I were younger, I spent countless hours underfoot and near skirt learning what I could from her.