Category: Life

2016: The Home Stretch Is Here

To put it mildly, 2016 has been a rough haul. It knocked the year of divorce and unemployment clean off the number one spot. While I realize the calendar is, for the most part, an imaginary construct, I have never looked forward to a new year so gleefully. I will enjoy the 2016 Home Stretch,…



Motley Sundries and Miscellany

On some days, I have a clear, focused message or a story to tell. Today, it is all about the miscellany that floats around in ye olde grey matter. I will attempt to stay on point and look a…



The Days When I Just Want To Give Up

The more work I put into my photography business, the more I hear those dreaded whispers in my head telling me to just give up. I look at everything I have tried to do to gain the attention of potential…



Health Update (Pre-Thanksgiving Consumption)

Yesterday, I paid a visit to my P.A. for another health checkup. If there is anything I am thankful for this year, it is that i have this opportunity at all. In April, I was in an induced coma, suffering from bacterial meningitis. By all accounts, I should not have recovered the way I did….



The Last Days of Professional Photography II

A while back, I talked about the last days of professional photography. Today, I want to follow up…



Election Day 2016 Insanity

Election Day is finally here. People, hopefully as many eligible voters as possible, are lining up to cast their vote. As the polls close, the media will begin to report the tally to us as we wait….



The Innate Magic of Positive Teamwork

I enjoy teamwork. Not the kind of teamwork where you find yourself paired up with several riders of coattails. I mean the kind where all parties involved know that the role they play is unique and necessary. The kind of…



Playing A Little Catch Up

Time is flying. A lot is happening. Time to play a little catch up. I thought I would take today to fill you in on the direction things have been going of late.

I recently reached another weight loss goal. Since April, I have lost…



Just A Chance To Get Away

Small aircraft fly overhead having just taken off from a small, local airport. As a private jet turns west into the sunset, I think to myself that I just want a chance to get…



The Random Nature of Dice

The creative, random nature of rolling dice has led to many memories, many relationships, and many opportunities over the years. From traditional board games to tabletop role-playing and miniature games, it seems that dice have…



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