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…

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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 it’s 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

Lunchroom Economics :: Thoughts on self-worth by association

I consider myself to be rather independent thinking. Not totally swept up in what’s popular. Not desperately looking for others approval. I consider myself to be beyond that. And I have proven myself wrong almost every day of my life… I still have vivid memories of all the school cafeterias I ever ate in as … Continue reading Lunchroom Economics :: Thoughts on self-worth by association

I Just Bought Identity, Affirmation & Love On Clearance…

I recently bought my very first clothing item from Abercrombie & Fitch (GASP!) Some of you are probably shocked because you're offended by their sketchy marketing techniques and others of you are just offended because I’m 32 and too old to shop there. Well, no need to worry, I’m not making a habit of it.  … Continue reading I Just Bought Identity, Affirmation & Love On Clearance…

Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Part 2

This is the second part of a series of posts that I started last week. Each week will address a different self-evaluating question that I am using to help focus the direction of my time and energy. Question 2 -What do I enjoy doing? It seems to me that our culture seems to be stressing … Continue reading Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Part 2

Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Question 1

So, yesterday was my 32nd birthday and as anti-climactic as 32 is, it still seems like a good time to evaluate my life and the direction I’m headed in. It’s a chance to get honest about who I am and who I am not, who I will be and who I won’t be. As I’m … Continue reading Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Question 1