• …Give Paws

    I'm declaring it a Paddington Bear Saturday. Why? Well, we'll get to that. This marmalade loving bear from darkest Peru has captured many a heart over the years... Read more

    Posted on 08 December 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …look for the Good

    On this, the first post-Golden Globe Flick Friday, a time I might traditionally talk about those forgotten by this year's nominations, I find myself reflecting... Read more

    Posted on 07 December 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Approve


    This morning, the world was treated to the announcement of the 2019 Golden Globe nominees. With the reading of those lucky few, so begins another award... Read more

    Posted on 07 December 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …keep Christmas Well

    This What to Watch Wednesday let's take a moment to step away from the 24/7 Hallmark holiday movie marathon (just for an hour or two, I promise) and step out... Read more

    Posted on 05 December 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Play On

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. If that short sentiment has you cringing at the mere reference to another holiday song, this time of year is your own... Read more

    Posted on 04 December 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …do It Yourself

    This Monday many of you out there are probably realizing that there are only three(ish) weekends between you and Christmas (it's me, okay? I'm realizing... Read more

    Posted on 03 December 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Light Up


    Say what you will about winter, it has its bright spots. Yes, it's cold. Yes, it's grey. But if you keep an open mind, there's magic to be found. For one, as th... Read more

    Posted on 02 December 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …take It to the Streets

    Today we enter December and the 25-day countdown to Christmas begins, crusaders. I'm excited to spend it running with St. Jude's in Memphis. With just a few... Read more

    Posted on 01 December 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Break Through

    …Break Through

    When "Wreck-It Ralph" came out in 2012, its success seemed unlikely. What place did a retro video game villain and a glitching, candy land racer have in Disney'... Read more

    Posted on 30 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …make Your Mark

    It's no secret crusaders, it's the most wonderful time of the year. I've found that sentiment rings true in very different ways depending on who you ask. For... Read more

    Posted on 29 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Finish Strong

    It's getting to that time of year where people are ready for it to be over. We personify the year, blaming an arbitrary number assigned to another revolution... Read more

    Posted on 28 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …give It up


    This Giving Tuesday...which fittingly follows our national day of thanksgiving...which is then followed by our national day of shopping, followed by another... Read more

    Posted on 27 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Snow For It

    Today's a snow day for some of us...or at least a snowy day. Either way, I thought I'd share my snowy, Monday vibes. Come mid-winter, snow is surprisingly... Read more

    Posted on 26 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …press Pause

    This Sunday, as many of us head home from a long weekend of food, friends, family, and (hopefully) fun, don't forget to take a moment to rest. I know... Read more

    Posted on 25 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Think Local

    …Think Local

    As we all come out of our food comas and sale-induced sweats it's time to make a little more room in your wallet. It's Small Business Saturday! It's the... Read more

    Posted on 24 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …rally


    When a world is as convincing, intricate, and engrossing as the magical world of Harry Potter and his wizarding community, it can be a challenge to remember tha... Read more

    Posted on 24 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Say Thanks

    …Say Thanks

    Happy Thanksgiving, fellow crusaders! Today we give thanks for, well, everything. Here at the 2WC, that means we're giving thanks for you. Yes, you. We... Read more

    Posted on 22 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Share the Road

    …Share Road

    Today and tomorrow are two of the busiest travels day of the year. As millions of Americans take to the roads, rails, and skies it's important to remember the... Read more

    Posted on 20 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …pack It in

    Crusaders, it's here, our first big week of the holiday season. We are mere days away from turkey time and I'm guessing a lot of you out there could use some... Read more

    Posted on 19 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Lend an Ear

    Today, everyone's favorite mouse turns the big 9-0. On this day in 1928 "Steamboat Willie" debuted and the world met Mickey Mouse. It's hard to imagine that 90... Read more

    Posted on 18 November 2018 SELF EXPRESSION