• …break the Ice

    This Tuesday, some of us find ourselves staring down a four-day week, and likely need all of the motivation we can get.Lucky for us, we’re in the middle of the... Read more

    Posted on 20 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Reflect


    Happy Presidents’ Day! Originally established to celebrate one president (George Washington), it now honors the office and all who have held it (hence the plura... Read more

    Posted on 19 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …bear in Mind

    This Sunday Funday brings us the BAFTAs (which are happening as I write this…no spoilers please), a reminder that even the non-U.S. film awards tend to... Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Feel the Rhythm

    One week into the 2018 Winter Olympics there have been plenty of triumphs and disappointments. The thing about the Olympics is that at its heart it is not... Read more

    Posted on 17 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …make It Reign

    …make Reign

    It’s no secret that this Marvel universe has pulled together quite a cast of characters—a genius billionaire, Norse god, a gifted surgeon, a brilliant... Read more

    Posted on 17 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Win Hearts

    The Olympics are about many things. They’re about building bonds, strengthening friendships, making new connections, the spirit of competition, and, to a certai... Read more

    Posted on 15 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …lay All Your Love

    Today crusaders we’re confronted with conflicting holidays. It’s a real battle of the head versus the heart, you might say, as Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated... Read more

    Posted on 14 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler

    …Laissez Bons Temps Rouler

    Happy Mardi Gras! Today I’m interrupting your current Olympics obsession to remind you that today is Fat Tuesday (or Mardi Gras, or Shrove Tuesday, if you... Read more

    Posted on 13 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …pick up the Pace

    Happy Monday, crusaders! Congratulations on officially making it through the first full weekend of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Read more

    Posted on 12 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Cheer On

    Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! Thanks for taking a break from the Olympics.By now I expect you’ve discovered your new passion for ice dancing and slopestyle. Read more

    Posted on 11 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …light It up

    With the Olympics officially rung in, it’s time to get down to business. By which, I of course mean talk about the crazy drone show that was the opening... Read more

    Posted on 10 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Ring It In

    Okay fellow Olympic addicts, it’s Friday and the 2018 Winter Olympics have officially started! Yes, that’s right, as you were catching a few extra z’s and... Read more

    Posted on 09 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …strengthen Your Core

    …strengthen Your Core

    As the world watches our greatest winter athletes gather in South Korea for an international competition of epic proportions I have a small, possibly unpopular... Read more

    Posted on 08 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Stay Connected

    …Stay Connected

    I’ve never quite understood why the Winter Olympics don’t get quite as much hype as their warm-weather counterpart. The obvious answer is that there’s a... Read more

    Posted on 07 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …feel the Crunch

    As the football battle was fought on the field Sunday night, another far more firey war waged on screen. I’m speaking of course of the Doritos/Mountain Dew rap... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Fumble


    Happy Super Sick…I mean Bowl…Super Bowl Monday! Sorry about the exclamation point. I know the day after the Super Bowl can be rough, especially if you catch... Read more

    Posted on 05 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …take the Field

    It’s Super Bowl Sunday, crusaders!There was a time when this unofficial American holiday was universally on uncontroversially celebrated in all of its... Read more

    Posted on 04 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Go Commercial


    Welcome to Super Bowl weekend! As you prep for tomorrow’s game, it’s important to keep in mind what it’s really about — the commercials. Read more

    Posted on 03 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …try Again

    Happy Groundhog Day!Today the world’s eyes turn to a small town in Pennsylvania as America’s most famous marmot steps out of his burrow for the only day of... Read more

    Posted on 02 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Read Out


    Welcome to February, fellow crusaders! It’s the shortest month of the year, but it makes up for it with plenty of reasons to celebrate. Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2018 SELF EXPRESSION