Almost A Dream

6 months. That’s how long it’s taken me to almost fizzle out on this commitment. It’s 2:30am and I’m blogging from my phone as I stand in the hallway outside my bedroom because I just realized, as I was brushing my teeth, that I forgot to post. I wish I could say this is unusual […]


Today marks my 100th blog post.  100 consecutive days of writing.  Possibly the longest I’ve ever successfully committed to any project in my entire life.  No joke.  I still have a lot of work to do in order to accomplish more than just words on a page, but it’s a start.  A damn good start. […]

Doody Calls

We had a busy afternoon prepping and hosting our daughter’s 11th bday party at my parents’ home.  The bday girl decided to spend the night there so Mandy and I headed home to quickly let the dogs out then head off to dinner.  Or at least that was the plan…. We arrived home and opened the […]

Don’t Answer The Phone

Well, I was supposed to be blogging, but got distracted.  So tonight, I’m going to leave you with the result of my distraction and a reminder to stay focused on your goal, but expect and forgive minor side-steps from time to time. Procrastination = my daughter’s photo from a phone booth in the Library at […]

Taking Back Vacation

Thanksgiving.  No, it’s not November …or even the 4th quarter of the year (or 2nd or 3rd for that matter).  It’s January.  But tonight we watched an episode of the tv show, This Is Us, that was all about Thanksgiving, traditions and the family dynamic. In the episode, a family is stressed and dreading heading […]