Why I don’t drink much alcohol but I’m mostly ok of you do

Raised as a Southern Baptist Christian, I always thought any drinking was wrong. It’s not necessarily my parents that taught me that, just the culture that existed in the Baptist church in the 80s and 90s. So when I became an adult I still believed drinking alcohol was wrong, or even a sin. Naturally, IContinue reading “Why I don’t drink much alcohol but I’m mostly ok of you do”

The Reawakening: Part 11

It’s not see you later, it’s goodbye. You know how when you are leaving your friends from high school, or college, or moving to a new town, some friends say, “It’s not goodbye, it’s see you later”? I don’t feel that way at all about the job I was laid off of just a fewContinue reading “The Reawakening: Part 11”

The Reawakening: Part 10

I’m a few months into being laid off and a lot of people have been asking… “What are you gonna do? Have you found work yet?” The truth is, I have been idling. Don’t get me wrong, the engine is running, but it’s kind of like I’m at the starting line waiting to take off.Continue reading “The Reawakening: Part 10”

The Reawakening: Part 4

December in St. Petersburg, Florida. I was excited because not only was it Christmastime, my birthday was coming up, too. Some people say it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, but tell that to any 4th grader who has 2 rounds of presents coming in the same month and you’ll be laughed outContinue reading “The Reawakening: Part 4”