What’s My Motivation?

I was once perhaps the most competitive person on earth. There were nights where I’d spend hours in a dimly lit church gym battling a kid 10 years younger than me in horse, 21 or a 3 point contest. For the record, I pretty much always came out on top of those...

Meachanization Returns / Album Review

It’s no secret that Moby is a huge metal fan and unlike some who call themselves fans, I’ve got a metal pedigree. If you ever doubt, the next time we talk, just ask me for my Iron Maiden story. Being in a few bands and dealing with musicians and recording...

The Path

I’m an eternal optimist. Sometimes it’s also a curse because I’m always trying to find a path to victory. The drive to win and a competitive nature can produce grand victories but it can also cause a person to stay committed to a cause far past what...

Lost in Translation

As a golfer, it’s probably no surprise that I am a fan of Bill Murray. Whether it’s Caddyshack, Ghost Busters or Zombieland, it’s a pretty easy call. What might come as a bit of a confession is my favorite Bill Murray film, Lost in Translation. If...

Win One for the Gripper

  At the risk of showing my age, I want to share something that played a role in shaping who I am today. In the late 70’s, I was on the verge of becoming a teenager. My folks had gone through some tough times. Dad lost his job and Mom barely made enough to...