It is January.  January 21st, 2017.  I lost my best friend 1 year, 3 months, and 12 days ago.  I now call that day and the time leading up to that day, a wake up call.  A time period that taught me many things, but most of all it taught me this:  Life is short and … Continue reading #WhyIMarch

A Prequel

  So why take in the moments that matter?  People often ask that question and it is a really good question.  Shoot, I ask that question.   Why not “go for the gusto”, “take the bull by the horns”, “shoot for the moon”, “get on the fast track”, “climb a little higher”, “go a little faster”, … Continue reading A Prequel

Moment # 1

  There are these moments that I write about that make me pause, think, reflect and see the beauty that emerges in daily life.  Moments that are always there when I slow down long enough to notice.  Moments that emerge out of quiet observation and sometimes in the midst of the craziness of life.  I’ve never … Continue reading Moment # 1

Tess and I

    Today I found my words again.  Today was a breakthrough.  Today that familiar feeling came rumbling on in like distant thunder promising rain to thirsty soil.  I almost ran from that urge to write.  I knew what would come when my written words came pouring back out.  There would be pain mixed in with a … Continue reading Tess and I


A cancelled walk this morning due to on-going rain led me once again to my mess of a back yard.  It’s bad.  Really bad.  The first thing you notice when you walk or look back there is the gigantic hole in the middle of the yard.  It is a hole with metal sides approximately 32 … Continue reading Weedin’