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Why ‘Everything Counts’

I took an image of a painting done back in late-2008, when The Art of Lax was about to be launched to the public at...

The Making of Hashtag Lacrosse

I'll be honest in this post. I find that one of the cheesiest lacrosse images, or designs, is that generic, or 'cookie-cutter' image of...

#FBF. Chris Eck-Former MLL All-Star

We missed out on #ThrowBackThursday (or #TBT), yesterday, so we're trying for a  #FlashbackFriday (or #FBF), today!Before our marketing partnership with Major League Lacrosse...

For Robby Schartner #TeamThree #RS3

Recently, I wanted to give myself a quick 30-minute drawing exercise, just to keep the drawing hand effective. With the recent loss in the...

The Cold Call

I wrote a recent article about the importance of asking. I still refer to that article and past experiences from building a business where taking...

The Making of Lax Head(s)

We'll make this article short and right to the point.In high school, I got busted really bad in History class for drawing lacrosse players...

Chop Your Own Wood

"Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice." - Henry FordLast Sunday, my morning lacrosse session got cancelled, more like nobody showed...

Proud to be NYC

I found a pic on Instagram taken by current NY Lizards player, Rob Pannell, showing a nighttime lacrosse coaching session. See pic, below.Rob Pannell, the...

Friday Food 4 Thought: 4 Years Ago

Four years ago this week, this was sent to me in the mail from a friend after moving into a new place and just...

A Passion for Doodles

(Writer's Note: Let's file this article under the 'passion' category. It's not lacrosse-related at all, but it goes along the same way with the...

The Making of Raise Up.

Now that college football and the NFL have started, I look back at certain aspects in non-lacrosse sports that have gotten my attention for...

Breaking Rules For A Break

As summer starts to officially wind down and back to school, back to work mode(s) set in, I am constantly looking back at unique...

Friday Food 4 Thought: Just Ask

Asking a question is not a sign of weakness, rather intelligence. Asking for help is a sign of success.You'd be surprised how many people...

Friday Food 4 Thought: The Miracle

"Work hard, play hard. You don't win all the time. That is what makes winning sweet!"As we approach the closing of the Summer Olympics...

A Full Circle, 10 Years Later

They say life is an adventure. And I have a saying that 'the road is long'. You'd be surprised how many times the same...

The Making of John Grant Jr.

I recently took a 2-week family road trip vacation to from the NYC-area to Northern Michigan. It was a long time off but I had...

The Making of Rob Pannell

In continuation with our partnership with Major League Lacrosse, we present another stand-out in Rob Pannell of the NY Lizards. What's cool is that...

The Making of a Legend: Casey Powell

In my high-school years of '92-'96, I used to watch a VHS tape of 'The Secret of Our Success'. The famous video from the...

Accountability – 72 Years Later.

'Sports' and 'Art' aren't just my sole interests in life.72 years ago, on this day, was labeled 'D-Day' and some have considered it the...

What I learned from the Final Four

I like to say that I closely followed the 2016 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Season for the most part. Thank god for the DVR capability...