Brendan is a freelance writer for Haute Living and atHome magazine. He is also a marketing director for a tech company based in Greenville, SC. He lives with his wife and two kids at the base of Paris Mountain in Upstate, SC.
It was just after 9:30 on a weeknight. I had already completed the marathon that is putting young kids to bed. The light rain that fell off and on throughout the day had finally stopped. I could hear the frogs croaking in the pond behind my house at the end of the lane.
In summers of 1935 and ‘36, F. Scott Fitzgerald dragged his broken body and cracked-up mind to Asheville’s Grove Park Inn—a mammoth structure made of stone that played host to everyone from World War II diplomats to Harry Houdini.
On February 2nd Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs to their first Lombardi Trophy in 50 years. He was named MVP of the game for engineering the Chiefs dramatic fourth-quarter comeback.
The Bullitt car is one of the most iconic cars of all time. It was a 1968 Mustang GT fastback that Steve McQueen raced through the streets of San Francisco. The car was McQueen's sidekick in the movie Bullitt (1968) a mystery/thriller that has a 97 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and one of the greatest car chase scenes ever filmed.
Keanu Reeves is a wanted man these days. Even the sight of him walking into a room in slow motion can birth a thousand memes.
To be successful in anything you have to have skills—that's true. However, all the skills in the world won't get you where you want to be in life until you learn to master these three crucial traits.
Don Draper of Mad Men is one of the most memorable characters to fill television screens in a long time. He's been the subject of plenty of essays about American masculinity and the culture of the 1960s. Mad Men has even inspired a college course.
Lying on the beach sand between our toes you roll back to me The gulls soar their wings spread full caressed by the burning sun