Life

The Confidence Paradox

June 17, 2017 // 33 Comments

The school I work for has a four man tech team. There are two gentleman who are responsible for training staff on how to use our technology. Myself and another person are [...]

Time Marches On

June 12, 2017 // 17 Comments

O’er the horizon the sun rises from sleep Seconds turn to minutes with nary a peep Everything is changing before your very eyes You can lose it all before you realize [...]

The Struggle

March 24, 2017 // 26 Comments

Being a parent is hard. At least, it is if you actually care about your children. It involves making tough decisions. It strains your patience. It cripples your style. Being [...]

Runaway Train

October 29, 2016 // 42 Comments

If we were having coffee you might raise an eyebrow at my SoCo and Coke. “I thought we were having coffee?” you might ask. To which I’d reply, “Coffee [...]

Make Mine an Irish

August 21, 2016 // 23 Comments

If we were having coffee I’d take my steaming hot cup o’ joe and apply a liberal dose of Bailey’s. It’s been that kind of week. If we were having [...]

I’m Not Okay

May 7, 2016 // 58 Comments

If we were having coffee I’d have to get a few things in order first. I’d have to grab my favorite hazelnut creamer and dump a generous helping into my steaming [...]

It Was Worth It

November 10, 2015 // 14 Comments

I was done. I didn’t want any more children, but there you were telling me, six months into our relationship, that you wanted to be a mother. In hindsight it [...]

The Cost of Being Myself

November 5, 2015 // 29 Comments

Who remembers MySpace? I do, but barely. Who remembers the asinine quizzes that used to make their way around? And the surveys you used to post for your friends to answer? [...]

Run Like Ya Itch, Fool!

November 3, 2015 // 20 Comments

My brother and I like to throw random movie quotes into our conversations. I’m not sure how that came to be, but it is an undeniable fact. Often when we converse others [...]

Why I’m Angry

November 2, 2015 // 60 Comments

I knew all along that this ending was a likely probability. We’ve tried and failed so many times. I’m not sure I would say it wasn’t worth the try. I longed [...]