The photo above is of my trusty Martin acoustic guitar which I purchased new in 1996. This guitar was purchased with months and months worth of savings from my 5.50/hr job in highschool (yes, kids worked back then- but that's a different story). Martins are very high-end, well made, durable acoustic guitars. They are made to take decades of use and abuse, and they only sound better with time. The...Read more
Progressive and continual self-improvement and development has always been a focus of mine (that could probably be a whole separate blog post, actually). I want to continually develop in all aspects of life, but I generally don't decide to make life changes in the form of New Year's resolutions. Too trivial, too typical, too pedestrian, too failure-prone. However, while we were in Florida on New...Read more
(Above: Seth's dog Edge gives Jason some encouragement before his set)We wrapped up Thursday night with a trip back to downtown Charleston and tried to get into one of my favorite restaurant’s, Hyman’s Seafood (my other favorite is Texas de Brazil in Orlando). Even though we called ahead to find out when the crowds showed up (they said get there by 6), we arrived...Read more
Interesting morning. Had a fresh pair of eyes in the spotter's seat who had never seen me ski before. On my 2nd pass, I ran all 6 balls (first legit full pass of the season, I believe). I cheered and pumped fists as I rounded 6, then settled down in the hole. The guy goes "one thing I noticed about your skiing- you ski the course really narrow". Insert "fail horn" sound effect here!
Yes, I ski...Read more