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Category: Personal Update

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“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make […]

Home is…

Home. Such a simple concept and yet always seeming to be just out of reach.

Personal Update – November 8, 2018

Surrender isn’t the same as giving up but it sure can feel like it. The insurance adjusting never paid off. Thousands of dollars, 6 licenses, 32 certifications, over 600 hours […]

This is the oilfield

It took everything I had to get to Fairview, Montana, 1,900 miles from home, and once I arrived it was not as promised. Some of it was good. Some of […]

A note about my recent posts

I know the reason most of you follow my posts here is because I unfailingly find good in even the most dire situations and that some of my more recent […]

Victories

Shit happens and there isn't a damn thing anyone can do about it but I am not defined by those things, I am defined by how I respond to them.

Life

Almost a year ago I chose to move to Mobile to pursue the possibility of a committed relationship. I learned quite a bit about love from that relationship and from […]

Atlantis

The pieces of the jigsaw puzzle my life looks like most of the time are falling gently, and hurriedly, into place. My trip North was cancelled at the last minute […]

Flower Moon

In a few days I will be loading up my car once again and heading North for a short while. The decision isn’t an easy one, there are many reasons […]

Monday/Tuesday/Etc

Monday: I woke this morning filled with a sense of purpose. I danced while I made breakfast for no other reason than to feel the joy of dancing. My intentions, […]

No tears for Big Brother

You see that black box in my truck window with the red light? That’s a dual facing camera. It captures nearly everything I do. We’re supposed to believe it protects […]

Note to Self

Recently, I was introduced to the term “imposter syndrome” which is defined as “a concept describing individuals who are marked by an inability to internalize their accomplishments and a persistent […]