Daily inspiration for a summer filled with love & light ☀

  • 6/1/2019: "It can be frustrating, and angering, and so deeply disappointing when our anticipated future doesn't play out as we had imagined in our minds. But, I have found that embracing the awkward transitions and periods in your life, when you are full of uncertainty and short on faith, is what brings the best growth. ¶ Lean into the discomfort. Take it as a challenge. Let the pressure devour you and spit you back out as the next best version of yourself that is stronger, more patient, more accepting, and more humble." –Julia West
  • 6/2/2019: Passwords by Dawes
  • 6/3/2019: Physical touch: the closeness of cuddling on the couch with my hand on h...
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jun 18 2019 +

Visited 19 out of 61 national parks ✿

  • __ Acadia {Maine}
  • __ American Samoa {American Samoa}
  • Arches {Utah} (2016)
  • __ Badlands {South Dakota}
  • __ Big Bend {Texas}
  • __ Biscayne {Florida}
  • __ Black Canyon of the Gunnison {Colorado}
  • Bryce Canyon {Utah} (2016)
  • Canyonlands {Utah} (2016)
  • Capitol Reef {Utah} (2016)
  • __ Carlsbad Caverns {New Mexico}
  • Channel Islands {California} (2018)
  • __ Congaree {South Carolina}
  • Crater Lake {Oregon} (2016)
  • Cuyahoga Valley {Ohio} ↺
  • __ Death Valley {California, Nevada}
  • __ Denali {Alaska}
  • __ Dry Tortugas {Florida}
  • Everglades {Florida} (2018)
  • __ Gates of the Arctic {Alaska}
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  • Photography
  • Exercise
    • Walking three miles per day
    • Running
    • Reach goal weight of 145 lbs
  • Music
    • New releases
    • Live performances
    • Jazz
  • Reading
    • Exploring comics with Nate
    • Management and leadership
  • Work
    • Stepping up in management and leadership
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jun 6 2019 +

I mostly want to see Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), but then I thought maybe I should watch or rewatch all of Martin Scorsese's films.

  • __ Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
  • __ Street Scenes (1970)
  • __ Boxcar Bertha (1972)
  • __ Mean Streets (1973) ↺
  • __ Italianamerican (1974)
  • __ Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
  • __ Taxi Driver (1976) ↺
  • __ New York, New York (1977)
  • __ The Last Waltz (1978)
  • __ Raging Bull (1980) ↺
  • __ The King of Comedy (1982) ↺
  • __ After Hours (1985)
  • __ The Color of Money (1986)
  • __ The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
  • __ Goodfellas (1990)
  • __ Cape Fear (1991)
  • __ The Age of Innocence (1993)
  • __ A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese T... (1995)
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may 30 2019 +

All venues in Cleveland unless noted otherwise ♪

  • Rufus Wainwright (9/15/2019) {Music Box Supper Club}
  • Rock Hall Honors: Mavis Staples (9/20/2019) {Playhouse Square} ♫
    • Jackson Browne, Taylor Goldsmith, Valerie June
  • Andrew Bird (9/24/2019) {Maltz Performing Arts Center} ♫
  • Paradise Blue (9/26/2019–10/20/2019) {Karamu House}
  • DeVotchKa (10/1/2019) {Beachland Ballroom}
  • Fleabag (10/2/2019 & 10/13/2019) {Cedar Lee Theatre}
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead (10/31/2019) {Agora}
    • Devon Gilfillian
  • David Wax Museum (11/3/2019) {Beachland Tavern}
  • Ryan Bingham (11/6/2019) {House of Blues}
  • The Lumineers (2/8/2020) {Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse}

Tickets purchased

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sep 11 2019 +

Surprisingly not all-inclusive ♪

2019 | 1 lecture, 1 comedy show, 1 musical, 1 music festival, and 8 concerts so far

  • Simo (2/1/2019) {Beachland Tavern, Cleveland, OH}
  • Magic Giant (2/19/2019) {Grog Shop, Cleveland, OH}
  • Jukebox the Ghost (3/22/2019) {Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH}
    • The Mowgli's
  • Amos Lee (4/2/2019) {Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI}
  • Snarky Puppy (5/16/2019) {Cleveland Masonic, Cleveland, OH}
  • Joel McHale (6/7/2019) {Hilarities, Cleveland, OH}
  • LaureLive 2019 (6/8/2019) {Laurel School - Butler Campus}
    • MisterWives
    • Moon Taxi
    • Dirty Heads
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