Category: life events

The Depth Of Tragedy

A couple weeks ago marked the 20th year since 24-year-old adventurer, Chris McCandless, died of starvation in the Alaska wilderness. By pure coincidence, I happened to pull up from my Netflix queue the 2007 film “Into The Wild”, which tells the story of Chris’s last couple years on […]

Lurking Monsters – Part 1

It’s my one indulgence, Abby thought to herself, peering at the frosty, oversized container in her hand with a triple claw logo blazed down the front. Absent were the words “lo-calorie” or “lo-carb”; if she was going to drink the stuff, she wasn’t messing around. She was supposed […]

When I ______…

“I know God made me for a purpose, but He also made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.” If the above quote fails to move a Larger part of you, I have some instructions: – Hold two fingers to the side of your throat, […]

Proud little magic pill

This morning, I’m taking a break The choice is scarcely mine I’m nearly clawing to the forefront of an exhaustion meltdown And Pandora’s on the fritz blinking off..on my J N Howard kills my brain every time, but not now, not this morning; I’m taking a break; I’m […]

Anniversary – Sans Crap

I know what she must be thinking, even today, and as surely as she thinks many days. What the hell did I do, marrying this guy?? Being that I have disavowed anything she would describe as “crap” from this entry, I will confess that I have replayed a […]

In Case You Ever Wondered

Been an awful long time since I felt like singing Surprised to know you missed my sorry voice and your sweet eyes welled with tears at both my betrayal and its horrendous aftermath Still, after all my running, fumbling through the dark “Sing anyway.” you say, “Remind us […]