A global pandemic has shook the world to its core while pivotal social movements have challenged us to rethink our current ways of life.

Back in March, Frozen 2 was released early on Disney+. I, along with many kids and former kids, greatly appreciated this amidst a world on lockdown…


That phrase has echoed in my mind hundreds of times throughout my life. Most of the time, it’s in the voice of my mother, grandmother or Nanny. If there was anything they always did — whether I wanted them to or not, they told me so.

“You should bring an…


I dig this time of year — the coziness, the smell of pine, the gatherings with glorious amounts of food, and of course, the deep conversations and reflections about life.

This year has been promising — covering the full range of emotions. My work life, side projects, graduate school, and…


Oh what a year. Rosh Hashanah is the holiday I look forward to the most for two real reasons. For one, I love a good kugel (not kegel), but also I enjoy the time set aside to reflect.

It’s not often we are encouraged to stop the constant grind, think…


Lions are animals of strength, loyalty, and valiant leadership. Disney’s film The Lion King is dripping in the magic and charm that Disney movies are known for, but the film also focuses on a unifying theme of growing into the role of a successful leader.

This theme is so universally…


Are you ready to be relevant AF? As I gear up for another summer at camp, I’ve spent the last few days unofficially canvassing a handful of teens.

I’m finna spill the tea on some top-shelf slang, and legit, you need to get woke or skurt, okurr? …


After years of unfulfilled New Year’s Resolutions, in 2014 I decided to embark on a different process of renewal: setting a personal mantra to live by. In doing so, I have learned to wholeheartedly embrace my vulnerability.

Being vulnerable is a terrifying experience. But the truth is, vulnerability is vital…


I really wonder sometimes — where I get this never-fading faith in the good of people — in humanity?

This morning it dawned on me that I know exactly where it comes from — my grandparents. Each of them have taught me, in their own unique way, that love is…


Last week’s school shooting hit way too close to home as my family members sat by the phone waiting to hear from our cousin who is a student at MSDHS. Luckily, he escaped with no harm… but many of his friends and teachers did not have that same fate.

It’s…


After years of unfulfilled New Year’s Resolutions, five years ago I decided to embark on a different process of renewal: setting a personal mantra to live by.

Make Your Life a Story Worth Telling
In 2014, I aimed to make my life a story worth telling. At the end of our…

Brent Osborne

Summer Camp Enthusiast.

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