Category Archives: My Stories

Addiction and Redemption

I once went through a very unfortunate and embarrassing phase.  I’m not exactly proud to admit it.  In fact, it might be one of my more shameful secrets.  I can’t explain why I did it.  I guess I’ve always blamed … Continue reading

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In the Shadows

I’m not ready for October to end.  I am one of those annoying people who happen to love Halloween.  I love the decorations, the costumes, the candy, the darkness.  Some may think that to love Halloween is morbid, but I … Continue reading

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Me Too?

I have been in deep reflection over this “Me too” phenomenon.  I have been giving it careful consideration trying to tally those moments that would allow me to say, ah yes, it has happened to me, too.  It turns out, … Continue reading

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How to Start the Perfect Campfire

Unfortunately, for you -the reader, the title of this blogpost may be a little misleading.  You see, I really don’t know how one starts the perfect campfire.  I didn’t grow up camping.  I never learned to start a fire with … Continue reading

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Hurrican’t

You really can’t understand the mentality of a Floridian unless you are one.  You could never really imagine what it’s like standing on your front porch while a hurricane bears down on you from all sides.  Witnessing the shear power … Continue reading

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Sunflower Power

Everyday for the past 3 weeks, I have driven the 35 miles to work and watched this little patch of sunflowers grow on the side of Interstate 40.  I am enough of a narcissist to think that the little patch … Continue reading

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A Call to Arms

I have never been a fan of 45.  The reason is simple, the origin of my dislike is clear.  He takes the thing that I value most, the thing that speaks my innermost secrets, conveys life and death, healing and … Continue reading

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