I can trace back the exact moment that my childhood stopped being magical. Not in the sense that my life was great before that, far from it, but I still […]
The view at Mt. Saint Helens, a good place to reflect. Especially since we just found ourselves there for no real reason. — For the weekly photo challenge.
Have you ever had a set of pope plates? I have, I just put my name on the dotted line. My first apartment after leaving the Marine Corps and transitioning […]
Three photos from my wife’s birthday for the weekly photo challenge, click them for a description and larger photo.
Everyone has regrets, my wife spent a whole month dedicated to the subject with weekly guest posts on her blog. With all the letters to a younger self, I had […]
Brown hair, blue eyes, 6’1 average build. When you are asked to describe someone it typically will read something like that. Straight hair, visible tattoos, is this giving anyone an […]
Ladies and Gentleman, it’s the final countdown. Valentines day is slowly approaching and my wife is reminding me with [not so] subtle hints like, ‘Oh breakfast in bed! How romantic!’ […]
My second favorite cat [out of two] getting a hold of my phone for a selfie [motion activated], for the weekly photo challenge.
Sometimes the most incredible things happen in the most ordinary of circumstances, that is how I would describe the events that lead up to this photo. Nothing that morning foreshadowed […]
In philosophy there is a term for the idea that experience is unique to the individual, it is termed qualia. Which is a fancy way of saying, your experience of […]
Whatever you know him by, Le Clown or Eric Robillard, there is a story to be told, and it is finally being heard. Why has it taken so long? Well the same could be […]
My own wife had to deal with this pervert. I’ve seen the messages he sent with my own eyes, this is NOT an isolated case, he is a predator of […]
It’s Friday, time to relax and unwind. What better way to do that than a mishmash of things I’ve come across on the internet that I find funny. Because if […]
We all know someone, especially with the advent of the internet, who does not like the idea of getting vaccinated or [in my opinion] worse, does not want to vaccinate […]
I came from a big family of around 408,000. Born in 1932 we were the new batch, we had a ‘fresh’ redesigned look and I was proud to be part […]
“You know what you did.” That was all the information I had to go off of in the sudden turn of events that had just occurred. Tensions were building, I […]
The view from our hotel room from our window for the weekly photo challenge.
Dear planet Earth, Sorry buddy people are talking, there is a lot of hoopla going around about this ‘global warming’ thing. You might want to see a Doctor and get […]
‘You know what you did, don’t touch me.’ That was the only answer my wife would give me. 4:00 in the morning and she won’t explain to me what I […]
Marriage is hard, anyone who tells you otherwise is trying to sell you something. Being a newly wed my wife and I thought we would share some tips to help […]
New Years, the day we look back at the year before and make meaningful, if not very deliberate ‘resolutions’ to change things about ourselves that we are unhappy with. We […]
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Merry Kwanzaa, ’tis the season! Time to wear my Santa hat and put my expanding gut to good use. Of course it’s also the season for controversy. […]
My cat cuddling her tail, with a toy mouse in the foreground for the weekly photo challenge. [Yes love, my cat]
I loved her and all the promises of a future she offered. I loved her even the night she died, in my arms. I wasn’t looking for her, but when […]
The music is intense, deep and dark. There is a sense of sadness in it, a sense of disdain for the strange man in the mirror. But looking back at the […]