A Day in the Life

Cancerous Thoughts

March 1, 2020 // 2 Comments

I sat in an uncomfortable chair in the ENT’s office after a long day at work. Between the everyday stress of working and raising my youngest son, I had the added weight [...]

The Last Words

August 23, 2019 // 3 Comments

Over the last couple of years my mom and I had several disagreements, mainly regarding my youngest brother, who bled her dry financially. I explained to her several times [...]

Faded Blue Genes

October 21, 2017 // 10 Comments

I walked into the dining room and saw a Wendy’s cup sitting on the table where my twins sat eating. I hadn’t been to Wendy’s that day, and Baby A had been [...]

The Never-ending Battle

July 30, 2017 // 11 Comments

I was a toothpick when I was young. I mean, skin and bones. You could count all my ribs if I had my shirt off. It wasn’t, unlike Baby C, due to being a picky eater. I [...]

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 // 28 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 [...]

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 [...]

A Cavalier Goodbye

August 8, 2015 // 46 Comments

My longest relationship, aside from those I’m immediately related to, hasn’t been with a woman or a friend (or even a man), it’s been with a vehicle. My [...]