I headed back to the city for my second week of bridge lessons unsure of what to expect. The first week had been mediocre at best. I met some decent people and ate great food while learning to play a new albeit complicated game. Sitting at a stop light about five minutes away my instructor’s house, I [...]


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About a year ago, I decided I needed a new hobby. New hobbies lead to new experiences, which usually lead to meeting new and interesting people. Being an adventurous person, I decided I would try just about anything. A friend of mine asked me if I had ever thought about playing bridge. I didn’t know much bridge, [...]


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Ready Or Not


In a little over a month, I will be competing in the 16th annual Indianapolis Marathon. I use the term competing loosely. I won’t be finishing anywhere near the front of the pack. I’m from Louisiana, not Kenya. Plus, I’ve never actually run 26.2 miles consecutively in my life. The main goal is to finish with a [...]


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In junior high, I once had a conversation with a friend who told me I didn’t “look like a Matthew”. I responded by asking what exactly a Matthew looked like. She said she didn’t know, but in her opinion I looked more like a Shawn. I quickly did a roll call of all the Shawn’s I knew [...]


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