Have you ever had an off week? Month? Year? You reach a point where you wonder if maybe this is just who you are. It’s who you’ve always been....
The frozen air ripples from the heat of a passing bus. The sun drops below the trees and houses, and I notice a string of lights above the alleyway outside. Half the bulbs are burnt out. Too cold to bother changing them, I suppose. No one will be sitting under them for months anyway. Even […]
There are these moments of change in life that you see coming at you. You prepare yourself. You think you’re ready. And then they arrive, and you still can’t quite believe what’s happening. All of that to say, one month from today, I will turn 30 years old. It’s funny because I’ll have one group […]
The beginning of our universe was dark and formless. There was no time or space or color. Just the cold, infinite black. Then, according to the Biblical account, God said “Let there be light”, and there was light and life and warmth. He spoke creation into existence. Whether you believe there’s a god or not, […]
(photo credit: Allan Foster) My family never owned a lot of movies growing up. We had The Lion King, of course. And I had my own copy of the 1986 Transformers movie that I watched so many times, it literally started to wear out. There were a few other titles in there as well mixed […]
I don’t know where my high school diploma is. I’ve spent the past ten minutes trying to remember if I actually got a physical diploma. I must have. I graduated from high school. I walked across the stage in that ridiculous square hat. People clapped when my name was read. It was very official. And […]
Remember when you were a kid? A few feet tall, little fingers, little toes, messy hair, zero idea of what fashion was. I remember my childhood pretty well. I loved to draw. Any given day, if there was paper with a blank space in front of me, and I had a pen or pencil, I’d go […]