With a heavy heart…

You know how a lot of times when someone you know or love passes away, usually there are two more within a short amount of time because it comes in 3s? Well, my heart has been heavy for a few weeks because of a group of three that are no longer on earth. If whatContinue reading “With a heavy heart…”

Our Best Days Are Always Ahead

I’ve asked myself in the past few months, “Are my best days already behind me?” Sure, this is a pessimistic question and I’ll be totally transparent as I always try to be… sometimes I wonder about the future as my life hasn’t really gone the way an American’s life is supposed to. The formula isContinue reading “Our Best Days Are Always Ahead”

Killing things

I recently had to set up a mouse trap and to be quite honest, it was so hard to do. Not physically, but emotionally. For years I’ve thought, “Who am I to decide if this creature has to die today?” I know it’s just a tiny animal, but it’s a living thing that is justContinue reading “Killing things”

Life and death, and “Skol, Vikings!”

Last week will go down as a landmark on my life’s timeline. For anyone who saw my recent post about having a gun pointed at me, you’ll know what I’m talking about. And for those that missed it, you can click this link to be caught up, or… to make a long story short, a fellowContinue reading “Life and death, and “Skol, Vikings!””

The closer I get to death, the more I come alive

I’ll start this off by saying I’ve been very lucky in that it was late in my teens, I may have even been 20 years old, before I truly felt the affect of someone close to me passing away. There are plenty of folks out there who have had the unfortunately experience of learning aboutContinue reading “The closer I get to death, the more I come alive”