Archives of Inspiration

Wednesday Words. Round 1.

Work hard and be nice to people. If you’ve been with us for more than two days, you know we wrap up each Wednesday email with a quick selection of words. They are inspirational, challenging or just something we heard that week that fit the vibe. Some friends of The Scout brought these words to […]

Rounding third and heading home.

Something’s been eating at me lately. For years actually. It’s about memory. Memories of my childhood are blurred; nonexistent in many instances. Some stand out in sharp contrast while most are entirely lost. It’s not that time as colored or altered them. They’ve seemingly been replaced by Jay-Z lyrics and recounting times I’ve replied, “You, […]

What I learned from Portland.

No, it wasn’t to put a bird on it. What impressed me most about Portland while I was visiting was not its weirdness; I didn’t see a single unicyclist the whole 96 hours I was there. (I was sorely disappointed; my college alma mater was stranger than Portland.) Nope. What impressed me most about Portland […]