When I was a child and did something wrong, the punishment was usually long and arduous, especially if it involved both of my parents. And regardless of the circumstances, regardless of whether or not I was simply grounded to my room, spanked, or if it involved yelling at me, it always involved a lecture about … Continue reading Punishment and Healing
The early part of this year was extremely brutal, with many losses, changes, bad news, and for many months it seemed like it would never end. Today, I can finally write a story of hope and courage. For some, it is a miracle. For others, a tragedy. But in the end, it is a story … Continue reading In a Year of Turmoil, A Story of Hope
Tonight, I'm sitting here, and I've had several possible options run through my head (as always) for what to write. And I have only one overriding thought that it staying in my head. My ego wants to write another angry blog about drama, but that's not going to help anyone. And while I am angry … Continue reading Consideration….
So I'm talking with my step-son the other night about movies, and what some of my favorites are. Movies like: Redbelt, V for Vendetta, Ironclad, City of Ember, Up, Wall-E, Avatar, Star Wars to name a few. Now that might seem like an unusual mix of movies, but there is a theme to what I … Continue reading Truth and Freedom
I'm just home from work, winding down, and thinking about what I could write about, and amid all of the fluff stories and sensationalism I found a gem. It's not a ground-breaking story with some major revelation, it doesn't have to be. The subject is a tough-enough one to deal with anyway. Be aware, before … Continue reading Deep Traumatic Response
So I know it's been several days since I've posted anything, and while I have a few minutes, I wanted to come in with an update. As you know, about 6 months ago, I changed jobs. I love my new job. I love seeing my customers, like my co-workers, enjoy the paperwork, and don't mind … Continue reading Getting Knocked Around