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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Sometimes I live in my head as the world passes me by, well before I catch up to what is going on around me. Sometimes I forget which reality is […]
Holidays always brought mixed emotions for me. Imagine being overweight, abused, and basically kept from the outside world. But a few times a year the curtain would rise and the […]
Her brown eyes glisten In the bright, warm summer sun She is beautiful
She was already beet red from embarrassment. ‘Don’t look; I don’t want you to see.’ A sort of confusion came about; I didn’t understand how it could be that bad. […]
‘I prefer to live in my reality where there is still magic.’ I remained quiet, her words resonating in my ears and left me thinking about it all. I love […]
Panoramic view of Mt. St. Helens for the Horizon challenge.
Home was always a fuzzy concept for me, with all the moves I have made in my life I never really had a ‘home’ in the traditional sense. The family […]