Ebb & Flow

There is a natural ebb and flow to relationships. Whether that are romantic, familial, platonic or professional, relationships have moments where they are strong and vibrant, but also where their dynamics fade from the erosion of time, distance and changing circumstance. Relationships are often given the context based on the hard starts and stops of … Continue reading Ebb & Flow

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Change of Plans

If you asked me five months ago where I would be on this very day, I would be settling into a life in Los Angeles, working my tail off to launch a writing career.  But if there's anything true about making plans, it is that God will usually laugh in your face and have something … Continue reading Change of Plans

Building a Family

In a world where couples can barely stayed married overnight, I am proud to say my parents have recently celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary. My parents were married on August 22, 1980. My dad was 22 and my mom was 20, four years later they had my brother Paul.  Three years after that came Ashley, … Continue reading Building a Family

Regrets … I’ve had a few

Regrets, we all have them and if you don't, well, you're lying.  Everyone has regrets, it all just depends on whether we would do anything to change them. Maybe not choosing an opportunity leads you to a better one – we can all see the silver linings if they are obvious enough.  But what about … Continue reading Regrets … I’ve had a few

Life’s lemons

When life gives you lemons make lemonade. This popular metaphor is one I always try to keep in the back of my head. Sometimes it is hard to when a drizzle becomes a steady rain which turns into a torrential downpour.  When life's lemons get to be an overwhelming citrus block, it's hard to see the … Continue reading Life’s lemons