Bewildered Men of the Diamond District: Buying an Engagement Ring in New York City

Note: Back in the fall, I took a 10-week writing course at NYU. One of the pieces we were asked to write was a profile piece with a stranger. The assignment coincided with my appointment with a jeweler. So on my third visit, I decided to interview him on the spot.  Bewildered Men of the …

The Weekly Rapport #21: Walks, War, and Wait ’til the End

Hi All, Here is your weekly guide of things I’m experimenting with. Enjoy. Top Instagram Post this Week https://www.instagram.com/p/BvwHnzzjjAh/ Activity I'm Getting Back Into Walks After reading Digital Minimalism, I've made it a point to go on more walks without my phone. Just my thoughts, my legs, and the open road. Sounds super old-man-y. Like …

The Weekly Rapport #20: Alpha Brain, Workout Recovery, and Jack Reacher

Hi All, Here is your weekly guide of things I’m experimenting with. Enjoy. Also, if you haven't already, please follow me on my Instagram page! @observeandrapport https://www.instagram.com/p/BvMFPCtjf44/ Void I Need to Fill Jack Reacher Books There are 29 books in the Jack Reacher series by Lee Child and I finally finished them all - which …

The Weekly Rapport #15: Trader Joe’s, Presidential Candidates, and Back Pain Relief

Hi All! Here is your weekly guide of things I’m enjoying, consuming, using and loving. Enjoy. Book I'm Reading Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life - Dave Asprey Dave Asprey is famous for his Bulletproof Coffee and host of products that come along with that. He's also a renowned bio-hacker a-la …

The Weekly Rapport #14: Mobility, Documentaries, and More Books

Hi All! Here is your weekly guide of things I’m enjoying, consuming, using and loving. Enjoy. Instagram Account I'm Following MobilityWOD https://www.instagram.com/p/BsTP5EEh9v6/ I stumbled upon this account through the Discovery page on Instagram. They do a daily stretch or active recovery method that promotes mobility and flexibility in all muscle groups. I have learned a …