Because I’m an Asshole

I’ve been a bit open about my situation, and my divorce. And often such times are ones of deep self-examination. This isn’t meant to be a slam on myself, and I am not depressed, at least not overly so. But realistically, sometimes i just realize maybe I...

Anxiety and Dreams

“My anxiety ate my dreams.” A simple tweet. Spotted a tiny bit of the way down my news feed. But I didn’t favorite it, or retweet it. Because it didn’t happen to me, at least not permanently. Sure, I lived in fear for a number of years, writing off and on. And I lived...
Backwards Driving

Backwards Driving

I drove for Fed-Ex for a long time, and one of the first things they instruct you on is this: 75% of all accidents in the company occur when the driver is backing up. Three out of four. The course continues to explain that as a professional driver, you should only...

Terminal Illness

I see the posts over and over. My uncle/dad/sister, whoever, has cancer, or some other troubling disease. Some are rare, most are incurable. Hell, my own mother has Alzheimer’s, and an Uncle I haven’t seen since I was a small child has heart issues that will soon take...
Resurrection

Resurrection

It’s the day after Easter, but before you go thinking I am comparing my career or any part of my life to that of Jesus (for instance, I am way older than he ever got), I just wanted to drop a quick note here about Easter and new starts: a resurrection of my passion,...