Lessons in heroism from a six-year old

“I wonder why they’re called storm troopers? They don’t even make storms...” he says, staring up at me through those little glasses, his head resting on a pillow at the foot of the bed. Gavin has come to keep me company as I sit here in the bedroom, still resting and recovering from Wednesday’s surgery. … Continue reading Lessons in heroism from a six-year old

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Framing The Shot :: Thoughts on our selectively public lives…

On my drive to work I passed, what appeared to be, a photo shoot on the sidewalk of a rather unglamorous road with nothing but shabby looking, overgrown grass on the other side. I gathered it was an engagement photo shoot, from the couple in dressy casual clothes, awkwardly holding each other and trying to … Continue reading Framing The Shot :: Thoughts on our selectively public lives…

Meteor Showers At Midnight :: Thoughts on friends that change you…

I have a theory about friendship. I think we’re drawn to certain people, not just because we like certain things about them, but also because we like the way we are when we’re with them. You know how some friends bring out the funnier side of your personality, while others bring out the adventurous side. … Continue reading Meteor Showers At Midnight :: Thoughts on friends that change you…

A Few Days In March :: Our story of life, love, heroes, healing, family, friends, providence and pain

I’ve been planning on writing this for some time now but I knew I had to get the timing right. Letting enough time pass that I could actually tell the story in its entirety and not feel overwhelmed or crushed by it, but not letting so much time pass that I’d forget some of the … Continue reading A Few Days In March :: Our story of life, love, heroes, healing, family, friends, providence and pain