I spent some time today looking over words from my past. Not just stories I’ve written, but documents and reports for the various jobs I’ve held. It’s making me a little wistful. There have been so many people along the way who I just don’t see anymore, even though they were once daily fixtures. It … More Nostalgia

Not Drunk Yet

The school day ended and some of us teachers went out to our second life as adults that wanted to have a few drinks. Yet again I’m reminded of how lucky I am to work with such amazing people. Even after a few conflicts and squabbles during the work day, we are still so dedicated … More Not Drunk Yet

Keep Positive, Me.

On a personal level, 2020 has not been the smoothest year to enter. Basically from the moment the year started both of my darling children came down with the flu. The good parent in me is just happy that all things considered it wasn’t that heavy for either of them. It could always be worse. … More Keep Positive, Me.

Stay Sharp

We are five days into the New Year. Many of us made pledges about the ways we want to improve our lives and outlooks. It all starts with the beat intentions. But even after only five days it is possible to slip, to misstep, or simply feel the strain. The road to betterment is not … More Stay Sharp

Dad Mode

Sometimes the majority of the day goes into keeping the children happy. And then by the time they actually fall asleep, you’re too wiped out to write that much of merit. That day is today for me. Here is to them sleeping long into the morning so I can get caught up. Love those kids.

9 Years

I’m sitting in the break room of the summer camp I work with. All our campers are asleep and soon I will need to head to the showers. I currently smell mostly of campfire smoke. It’s a nice smell, but I’m looking forward to getting rid of it. My only regret for today is that … More 9 Years