Things that Stick

It's amazing how many interactions I've had in this lifetime.  I've come across a lot of people.  Some people are significant, others have said significant things and many have proven themselves to be quite insignificant.  Some I stay in contact with regularly.  Others have turned into friends on social media.  Some I speak to less... Continue Reading →

for granted

Don't take anything for granted.  It's a concept we've been reminded of over and over again the older we get.  Not a single breath, not a single day, not a single moment.  The cliché 'you never miss a good thing till it's gone' seems so simple but it's actually quite profound indeed.  It's where appreciation... Continue Reading →

Amazing Grace

Somehow, Americans-and by Americans, I mean European originating people who took over a land mass already inhabited by natives, turned stealing into a holiday called Thanksgiving. We all sit at tables covered in the usual suspects to commemorate the day our ancestors decided to screw over the Indians and make a bunch of false promises. Please... Continue Reading →

The Unofficial Superhero

Anytime any of my girlfriends have told me they are pregnant, there's always a split second of hesitance before my  reaction because two thoughts cross my mind.  The first one is OH MY GOODNESS, YOU'VE DECIDED TO MAKE A TINY HUMAN AND THIS IS SO EXCITING!!!!!  The second one is HOLY S#%* YOU'RE SOMEBODY'S MOM... Continue Reading →

Defeating the Dark Side

If you asked me to, I could come up with several reasons to cry at any given moment.  I'm a basically a walking teardrop with a personality.  Life, as I'm sure you've discovered, isn't all giggles and vacation.  It's more like Star Wars minus the light sabers and space travel.  It's about survival and defeating the... Continue Reading →

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