Love; Me

“And if I asked you to name all the things that you love, how long would it take for you to name yourself?” I turned 39 yesterday, November 9th.  I have a lot of interest in these transitional years, even a bit more than the decade changes.  This is the last year of my 30s,Continue reading “Love; Me”

To the Hills

I wrote this article recently for a local online magazine called Forest Living California.  At first, I envisioned it being more of a travel piece, reporting on a local town near me.  But, it turned out to be more in my typical writing style, creative, reflective.  You can check out the online version here, withContinue reading “To the Hills”

My Advice to My 30-Year Old Self

My younger brother turns 30 tomorrow.  It’s so weird to think about…wow.  We used to play this game when he was really little – there’s nine years between us – where I would say, “When you’re 16, I’ll be 25!” ” When you’re 21, I’ll be 30!” “When you’re 30, I’ll be 39!”  Gosh, didContinue reading “My Advice to My 30-Year Old Self”

An Old Guy on Grief

I came across this article a few days ago when someone posted it on Facebook. A woman had lost her friend, and she was reaching out online to ask how to deal with grief.  On reddit.com, she wrote, “My friend just died.  I don’t know what to do.”  While she received many answers and aContinue reading “An Old Guy on Grief”