The Dirt Is Red!

oh… and what's a grit?

The P-team

Elect Trump in 2016!

Alright, I’ll start off with some honesty. Up until recently, I thought you guys were joking about electing Donald Trump as the POTUS in 2016. I didn’t take the circus too seriously, and that was my mistake. Obviously, I was missingĀ the potential so many of my fellow concerned, educated and motivated citizens saw in this…

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Pyrite Parachute

From band to brand… and back again

I was recently asked to write a blog post about Pyrite Parachute for the blog at the ad firm where I work. Initially I had a tough time figuring out what on Earth anyone reading an ad firm’s blog would find interesting about a band, but eventually I arrived at a destination I was happy…

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Bad News Bears

Sorry to be the bearer…

“Hey guys, I didn’t get to catch any of your show tonight… and I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we simply can’t have shows like that. I like your sound, and I’m willing to give you the benefit of the doubt, but at the end of the day we need heads…

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Growing up in Haiti

Are we forgetting what hardship is?

Things are so bad in America that people should be out protesting instead of eating, drinking fresh water and watching their flat screens. — Donnie Garvich (@dgarvich) December 19, 2014 I believe that someone can read your social media postsĀ and learn just about everything they need to know about you. Because of this, I make…

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Facebook Dislike

Negative Facebook!

I work hard to surround myself with positive things. I try to filter out as much negativity as I possibly can. I’m pretty serious about that, as anyone who spends much time around me can attest to. Facebook is one of the few things I haven’t been able to figure out. No matter how I…

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Black Sheep

What is a black sheep?

I was shown what I think is a pretty cool clip from a show where Oprah Winfrey was interviewing Dr. Shefali Tsabary. I’ve included the quote below: The person who’s been labeled the ‘black sheep’ or the troublemaker or whatever of the family is the child who was the most sensitive in the family. Everybody…

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Heaven or Hell

Loss, Coping and Learning

I’ve spent some time thinking about a good friend who suddenly lost someone very close to them recently. Tomorrow I’ll be joining him, his family and friends in bidding his loved one as fond a farewell as we can muster. Tonight I’ve been listening to some of his favorite music and pondering what he must…

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