family shenanigans

Tomorrow we’re going to the rodeo!

Let me back up a little. Mary moved in in August, from the faraway, almost mythical land of Idaho. Idaho, which is filled with nature and the wild and livestock and cowboys and indians. Most notably for Mary, were the cowboys and their horses and bulls. You see, Mary wants to become a bull rider, or… Continue reading Tomorrow we’re going to the rodeo!

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Merry Christmas

We live in a world where things come first and people come second. Every once in a while we get things right and put back in order, and do things the right way. I didn't get to see the majority of my family for Christmas this year, which is fairly common for us, but was… Continue reading Merry Christmas

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My Spirit Journey

It all started with a wedding out in Idaho. It was a good friend of mine, and I really wanted to go, but the flight costs were murder. So I did some quick math and realized that driving would be less expensive and entirely do-able. Plus, I'd get to see part of every northern state… Continue reading My Spirit Journey

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Returning to the Past

Today I leave on a road trip from New Hampshire to Virginia to pick up a friend, to Chicago to pick up another friend, and then all the way out west across the country to Idaho. We're going for a friend's wedding. But I'm going because that's where my life began. For the first time since… Continue reading Returning to the Past

memory lane

My First Memory

Five o’clock pm of July 26 was the time of my first breath in this world. It was 1991, and we were in northern Idaho. My first memories were not emblazoned upon my mind for years to come. We moved to the east coast when I was two years old, which didn’t leave much to… Continue reading My First Memory