Words to Live By

“If you don’t take care of your shit, you ain’t gonna have it.”

Noah Nelson

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Photo by Clark Tibbs on Unsplash

When my dad was in grade school, he left his jacket behind at a local pizza parlor. Realizing this, his father turned the car around, went back inside the restaurant, and retrieved the jacket.

He gave the jacket back to my dad and said:

“If you don’t take care of your…

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Noah Nelson

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Alum | Author of “Life: A Collection of Short Stories” and “Dana and Me” | Featured Writer on ILLUMINATION (23x).