MY BEDSIDE TABLE REPRESENTS MY BEST SELF

If only I could be half the person my bedside table thinks I am.
  1. Water
    It's usually full.
  2. Vitamins
    D and Omega-3!
  3. Framed photos
    A collage frame that includes images of My mom and me after I finished my first triathlon, my wife at her 30th birthday surprise party that I threw for her, and me sitting by a swamp in full bloom.
  4. "But Not The Hippopotamus!" by Sandra Boynton
    To read to my 10-month old daughter when she wants to play first thing in the morning.
  5. "Don't Tell Me To Wait" by Kerry Eleveld
    Recently published book (written by a friend!), documenting the impact of LGBT activists on Obama's presidency.
  6. "The Paying Guests" by Sarah Waters
    Literature, y'all. But so long and intimidating. It's been waiting to be read for nearly a year.
  7. FitBit
    In original packaging.