The Arena: NFL Week 2 Locks

We got off to a decent start in week one as The Arena posted a 2-1 record with our only loss coming from the Giants at home against the Jaguars.  But considering my heavier money would’ve been on the Browns and Ravens anyway, I’ll consider last week an even bigger win.  Here’s to more success... Continue Reading →


The Arena: NFL Week 1 Locks

For the first time ever we’re heading into week 1 of the NFL season with the whirlwinds of legalized gambling on the horizon.  As such I’ve decided to join the already budding fray of people, not to mention the existing Vegas and black market gambling elements, who are participating in legalized gambling all over the... Continue Reading →

A Spontaneous Book Challenge

This past week one of my former English Teachers from high school reached out to me through social media, tagging me in a book challenge that she herself was taking part in and inviting me to join as well.  The challenge was really simple, all I had to do was post a picture of a... Continue Reading →

A Season with Steinbeck pt. 2

In this second installment in my Season with Steinbeck series we will look at three of Steinbeck’s shortest novels, including one of his most famous works.  The Red Pony, Tortilla Flat, and Of Mice and Men collectively amount to no more than 400 pages, but where these novels lack in volume they make up for... Continue Reading →

Originals: A Review

Personal development books seem to be a dime a dozen these days, I’ve read some that read like an infomercial, some that were far too heavy handed, and others that simply failed to grab me with any kind of ground breaking ideas.  But regardless of how many duds I come across, there are always books... Continue Reading →

The 5 Second Rule: A Review

Everyday people say they’re going to make a change, whether that change is to lose weight, find a new job, or even to get back in touch with an old college friend we haven’t spoken to in a while.  Each day people say they will change, but too often these words fall on our own... Continue Reading →

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