NBA Draft 2013: My two cents

For as long as I can remember the NBA Draft night has been one of my favorite days of the year.  While that may be kind of sad, and a sign of how bad things with the Wolves have been the past two decades, I enjoy it for more than just the development of T-pups.…

Redemption in the public eye: A continued look at the dark side of popularity, perception and greatness. (Part 2)

I’d first like to thank Conor for reading my post and being compelled to share his views on the subject of rebranding in sports.  I appreciate his willingness to be a guest writer on the subject and would like to welcome others to do the same in the future. ———————————– While my article dealt more…

The Art of Rebranding

The concept of branding is incredibly important in today’s world.  Companies pay millions for good PR and influential publicity all in the hopes to grow their brand and improve it in the eyes of consumers.  This happens in our personal lives too when we go about trying to change how people see or perceive us to be.…

Finding Your Neighborhood Bar

Ever since the show Cheers, having your very own neighborhood bar has been a not so secret goal of thousands of people. The idea of having a home-away-from-home where “everyone knows your name” is comforting. It’s an escape from the pressures of both work AND home, where one can feel comfortable and at ease without…

Is it winter without snow?

Many people hate winter.  People travel to get away from it, purchase second homes to escape from it,  or move all together so that they never have to deal with it.  The reasoning behind this distaste is even pretty practical.  Most complain about the cold, the lack of color, shorter days, and bad commuting conditions.  I…

Hello Word Press!

Here marks my first post in the blogging community that is Word Press.   Ok, maybe that’s a little untrue.  I had started this blog initially on Blogger and am now choosing to make the switch and join the ranks of the Word Press world. With this shift I will hold myself to frequent and…