I grew up in a time that not only had answering machines, but people genuinely missed your call and were eager to return it so they could speak to you with their mouths through a receiver. It was insane, but it's all we knew. … [Read More...]
Andy has been a coach for four years.
When they first asked him to coach, assisting with Jude's Catholic Youth Organization's soccer team through our school, I was admittedly a little hurt. … [Read More...]
You know that movie Blast from the Past with Brendan Fraser and Alicia Silverstone? Brendan Fraser spends his whole life underground in a fallout shelter after his prepper dad mistakenly thinks a bomb goes off in the 1960's.
So it's now the 90's, and he comes back above ground all WTF? What is … [Read More...]
I know, I just get back here and boom, I'm sorta gone again.
But to be fair, I have a really good reason. My second novel just came back with final edits and I have two weeks to complete them and I need to breath into my paper bag. … [Read More...]
The woods is a really amazing place to go if you have all sorts of inner turmoil and nowhere to put it. I'm struggling with moving, I'm struggling with my religion, I'm struggling with our country, I'm struggling with what I want to do next.
I'm just a ball of conflict and angst, and I was just … [Read More...]
Prior to this moment, I thought the only hiking I would ever do would come after a plane crash, stranding me with a group of strangers on a deserted jungle island. I actually think about this a lot, and I have a number of concerns. … [Read More...]