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Baby, it's cold outside is right! It went from a balmy December to a frigid January kinda in a snap. As I type from my warm studio and as many may being sipping coffee or coco in comfort, there are many who are shivering. To help alleviate the shivers -- enter THE STAY WARM CHALLENGE! The Stay Warm Challenge is a charitable competition to raise mon…
 
Yianni Konstantopoulos knows real estate. During the season that is cold, we talk high heat . . . . . real estate, family, Georgetown Prep, the COVID effect, and listen to some great music along the way. Yianni is an old face, who has fast become a new friend. I wish him and his team, THRIVE, all the abundance of success. Good things happen when yo…
 
What a treat! It was the highlight of my year to talk with a true gentleman, scholar, coach, kind soul, Coach Rob Bordley. I always heard stories and of the local lacrosse legend, and was at times encouraged to hate him. But I kinda always knew that was weird -- how can you hate love. That is what Rob Bordley is -- love in an intelligent, empatheti…
 
Neo is manifest. Neo is incarnate. Neo’s training is complete. Neo is the highest iteration of Neo. It is like breaking the light barrier – Neo becomes light. Neo doesn’t need to dodge bullets. To Neo, there are no bullets. Neo charges, turns to light, and enters Mr. Smith, and explodes him into infinity. Neo does the impossible. Neo becomes the im…
 
Christy is friends with the other Kristi who was on the podcast last month and now someone I am happy to call friend. Christy walked in the door a stranger that a friend said has lived a dynamic, driven, daring life and that she should tell her story; speak her passion. Christy did just that, and over the course of a couple hours I gained another f…
 
Kevin Sheehan needs no introduction -- but I will anyway. Kevin has built a 15 year career on talking about the mercurial yet always desirable professional sports of the Nation's Capital. We talk 'skinnies, NFL Covid-craze, and salt & pepper. Kevin is a busy man, but however busy Kevin is, he is spades more generosity & kindness. Thanks you, Kevin …
 
Relationships of all kinds define life. Social or the human politic is one of the most basic, foundational elements of what it is to be human -- and perhaps because relationships are so essential, they are infinitely complex. Adele knows people; Adele knows relationships, and spends much of her waking hours trying to delve deeper into this individu…
 
Jessica, You were such a breathe of fresh air -- after we got past the reality that we don't quite know the right song for the intro, you started riffing on what you love -- and that is helping people, and more specifically, those people who are hungry. In your own words (if you don't mind) -- if I didn't have to work, I would just help people all …
 
Eric and is brother Alex and father Dickie know restaurants. It can be sometimes hard for family to get along, furthermore to do business together -- the Heidenberger's defy conventional that wisdom -- in a big way! The trio have created some of the coolest and iconic spots on both sides of the big bridge -- Bottom Line, Mad Hatter, Starboard, Mang…
 
Kristi and I shared an apartment building (along with many others) and got to know each other about a decade ago. Kristi is an entrepreneur, starting her own dog walking business and now recruiting firm. We talk about this some, but mostly about life. We go deep and we go long -- 2.5 hours -- my longest podcast by far -- and I am proud of that beca…
 
Brendan and I went to high school together at Georgetown Prep, our paths diverged, and now we converge. Brendan did $100 million plus of loan production last year. I am not totally sure what that number means, but I do know that 100 is a good grade and put million behind hundred and you've got my attention. B & I talk about all the stuff and have a…
 
The ROBERT in POOR ROBERTS MISSION is BOBBY ABBO -- and I say IS because Bobby is alive in his nephew, ZACH HUKE and POOR ROBERTS MISSON that carries on Bobby's legacy every year and especially during this Thanksgiving season. Thanksgiving is my favorite and a favorite day for most and I think that is reassuring, inspiring, CORRECT most people's fa…
 
This is the 77 episode of PILLARS -- and sometimes the number doesn’t pop because I like Roman Numberals, which can be helpful. While processing this podcast, it donned on me that Dave Flynn's number was 77. That might say it all. This is Tribute Season and for the last 8 years Erin and Brendan have thrown the experience that is Tribute 21 to raise…
 
Henry Lynch makes a repeat visit to da PILLARS and we have a ball -- a baseball -- talking about just that. As the 160 + game season gets shrink-wrapped in the playoffs, teams must up-shift for success. Can Dusty Baker do this with the Astros -- and many other looming questions Hank and I tackle as best we can on a rainy Friday morning -- and being…
 
Sarah is the sweetest, and with a real sweet brain for architectual design. After years of studying and experience, Sarah started her own thing in 2018 -- SARAH HAYES ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN. We talk about this along with a lot of other life things that has helped Sarah realized her soul and live it on 🔥 with an awesome husband (who was a carpool m…
 
Trevor Goss has been a great friend of mine for much of my life dating back to a fateful day on the 8th grade gridiron (we'll leave that story for another day). We went to Georgetown Prep together and he went to Cornell and then out to Silicon Valley to pursue a serious passion -- tech. start-ups. Trevor journeyed, sloughed, and innovated in San Fr…
 
Trey Kraus is the owner that does it all at Carlton’s classic haberdashery in Rehoboth. Trey has held that role for 17 years and it could not have been more ever-present in 2008 when all the markets crashed and now with the mess that COVID has dumped on most all small businesses. Trey soldiers on and leads from the front. His once office in the bac…
 
Matt Markoff is a man who does not need any introduction -- unless he is wearing a wig -- and still needs does not need an introduction -- but without a wig -- well, we'll leave that up to you. I give you Matt Markoff of the MARKOFF'S HAUNTED FOREST fame, and truly all-around one of the best guys I know, and that is kinda why CALLEVA and THE HAUNT …
 
https://www.leadthewayfund.org/ Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund, Inc., A 501c3 Non-Profit, Is An Active Duty, Casualty Assistance, Recovery, Transition And Veterans Organization That Provides Financial Support, Beyond What The Government And Veterans Affairs Can Offer, To U.S. Army Rangers And The Families Of Those Who Have Died, Have Been Disabled O…
 
Joe Cool, I mean Joe Cole, has been an acquaintance for decades and now I call Joe a friend. Joe together with his boy, Matt, call themselves Island Boys Enterprise LLC and they created MOTAMEET, the premier app to find people who are into the same things you are into. I like to call it the Plutonic match-maker, but in the words of the best (Joe an…
 
Brian is a life-long friend of mine -- great golfer; better guy; best dad and hubby!!! Brian was the youngest Salt Pond CC champion at the age of 15 (1999) and won the Kings Creek CC championship in 2003. Brian played on the Hooters tour, was Rush Limbaugh's favorite caddie at Everglades club of Florida and his favorite movie is Dumb and Dumber (ye…
 
Shawn Rene is FIT FOR LIFE!!! SR is a Delaware (I mean Diamond State native) and works everyday to truly be her best self so that she can MAKE PEOPLE BETTER. There are no if's, and's, or but's about it -- she lives the life that she wants others to live -- in other words SR leads be example and is the role model to all those who she trains. It is n…
 
Eric is a long-time friend of mine and as I have admitted many times -- I love talking tennis with him. So I sat down in Delaware and he in New York -- both of us looking at the great Atlantic and both of us with tennis on our minds -- Eric's mind with a lot more to pull from, and that's why I pick it. With an historic US Open final a couple hours …
 
Annette is on the board for the wonderful organization, OSTD, or for long -- Operation Seas The Day -- which helps to make the days of wounded vets by hosting them and their families at the beach for a week. For the week after Labor Day, members of the super generous and patriotic Bethany Beach community volunteer their homes for families affected …
 
In episode 2 of the Paul and Billy show Paul tells his cool story — from Little Flower to Georgetown Prep to Princeton and UPenn — from the east coast to the west coast and then back again. Paul has achieved a lot — and with a lot, a lot has come to be expected — and Paul answers that call. Paul excelled but might not have been able to attend Prep …
 
Paul Haaga is our neighbor in Bethany Beach -- Sussex Shores to be specific and he wears the zip code on his chest like he wears his heart on his sleeve. Paul and I have an in depth talk about what moves him -- and his current gargantuan of keeping Facebook in check while honoring the First Amendment's freedom of speech. We talk about Paul's role a…
 
Tom is a PILLAR -- there is no doubt. With Tom's vim and vigor, guts and gumption we give the Salty Dog Classic it's proper due. We talk about the history of the tourney and about fathers & sons and about Peyton (our young man from the Washington Jesuit Academy whom we sponsor) and about the tourney's future and about GENERATIONS -- how important a…
 
The Salty Dog will turn 16 tomorrow. At the time, I was 23 years old and Linda 21 years young. We sit back in Studio East to talk memories of the DOG. We tells stories and talk history and charity and the beginnings of the DOG with Poppa G and generations!!! When I say generations I mean that the tourney started with a father & son and that is what…
 
ERIC KNAUS is THE GREAT ZUCCHINI and HE IS AWESOME!!! Eric is the number one child entertainer in the DC area and is well known beyond our little bubble. What makes Eric AWESOME is that he has a HUGE heart and a very sharp brain. I have book that adorn my studio, and I am not talking about those. Eric's brain understands people -- maybe better than…
 
Julie is an Olympian!!! Julie represented herself, family, and country in the 2012 Olympics in London. Julie has always loved to dance and that is most likely why rhythmic dance was her Olympic thang!!! Julie is local and has always been, but before coming back to the Nation's Capital's umbrella, Julie was in California listening to her post-Olympi…
 
Philip and I have not had much interaction, but sometimes not much is needed to connect. I have been a gadfly on the St. John's campus ever since graduating from their masters program some 10 years ago. Philip has been a tutor at St. John's College for almost 50 years. He is recently retired, but is still a fixture on campus and this summer finds h…
 
Bret and I have known each other for 11 years. We met at St. John's College in Santa Fe where he was studying the great thinkers of the ancient East and I was attempting those of the West. Bret still lives in Santa Fe with his beautiful girlfriend, Brittany, and seems more the wiser for it. Santa Fe is beautiful and full of people who are just that…
 
Luke is a stud. Luke attended Mater Dei, Gonzaga, Brown. From a boy and before that perhaps from his father, Luke's number one love was football. From MapleWood to MD to Gonzaga -- Luke played football and lacrosse and excelled in the classroom. And by the end of his time on Eye Street Luke was pointed north for Brown University to play lacrosse an…
 
Jose is a rising senior at Georgetown Prep who is a phenomenal young man who happens to be very good at soccer. Jose recently committed to attend Duke University as a student-athlete, but before that Mater Dei helped Jose form a rock-solid foundation. With family, faith, school -- you can go anywhere. Jose, it was a treat to talk with you about fam…
 
Alex Thomas recently married Maggie Davis who happens to be the sister of my beautiful fiance, Debbie!!! Alex has become a fast friend because we both enjoy literature (we talk Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Melville, Tim O'Brien), Philosophy, Coke & a smile, sobriety, baths v. showers, movies, truth in history(??), fatherhood, and more!!! Alex and I could h…
 
Terry went to Mater Dei, Prep, Duke, where he played lacrosse and captained the team -- sounds like a familiar path, but what is more is that at the end of Independence Month he is off to Coronado, CA for the first step toward become a Navy Seal. Becoming a seal is Terry's goal, and this is one of the loftiest goals that man can pursue. However, ha…
 
Monsignor John Ensler has always preferred Father John. He says there have been so many good priests who have not been given this title, and I believe this to be true. But I have also had the thought that is it because Father John is a father at heart because he has the heart of a child. Whenever Father John says mass and there are kids in the pews…
 
Alyssa sold me my house and has help sell many of my neighbors their homes. Alyssa lives a street over here in the mean-streets of the "Hamlet" -- my home since high school, and has earned herself quite the prominent status in Washington Fine Properties as a hustler with a heart. Alyssa and I sit down to talk this crazy market, the future of the cr…
 
John is a Mater Dei Griffin, Georgetown Prep Hoya, and Loyola Greyhound, and he recent has placed the stick and cleats in the closet, but not before helping lead the 'Hounds into the quarterfinals of the NCAA lacrosse tournament, and a goal short of the final four!! John, once the administer of pain on the defensive end of the field, now trades his…
 
Matty Thompson is tearing it up on the lacrosse field of High Point University -- but a little differently than you may think. There is a story about a UNC football player who was about to hang up the cleats mid-career when his coaches and teammates begged him to stay on the team as the 12th man on the field, in the locker room, sidelines -- on and…
 
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