Dying Words

First things first, to anyone who reads this thing... Effective September 1, I'm going to post twice a week or at least try to for all of you.  So, look for that as I post pointed and not so pointed content in the coming months.  Now that I've said that...  So, lately I've had this…

Birthday Present

On Sunday, I celebrated my 32nd birthday.  Lunch with the family and I took my niece to the park to play.  Nothing really special.  You know, all the typical Facebook birthday wishes and texts throughout the day.  Then it hit me...  As important as everything is to me, the challenge of getting older isn't necessarily…

Cape

With this entry, I wanted to try something different.  I wanted to show whoever reads this thing a little more of who I am.  Not that I don't dump myself in these things anyway... but, I really felt that with this one that I should do it this way...  So, here it is.   Disclaimer:…

Storm Chaser

I really don't openly discuss my hobbies.  They are my own and they speak more about me than I ever could myself.  But, since this time of year is really one of my favorites not because of my birthday or that it is summer.  Rather, it is the time of year that severe weather season…

You, Damn Kid…

So, I've had a lot of time to think about the future lately.  In less than two months, I will be 32.  No wife, no children, and probably the worst thing about it is being that I have no idea when, or even if, those things are in the cards for me.  The thought of…

Elpis

Before I get into the mix of all this, I'm going to be pretty open.  There are some things that I've really wanted to talk about lately.  Some of which are pretty heart heavy.  So, who knows what I'll really want to say.  Maybe I'll figure it out when I say it.   Who is…

Twenty Minutes

When I woke up today, the last thing I honestly wanted to do was reflect on points in my life that had come and gone.  However, I was reminded by an awesome colleague and even better friend of this: "These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.  Impress them on your…