Overcoming Chaos

To say this weekend has been rough is an understatement. My instinct is to keep things private. To discuss things is to let that wall down. To let people in is to show weakness. It goes against everything that has been bred into me since childhood. Yet sharing can be cathartic, and helps us grow.  Continue reading “Overcoming Chaos”

Wildflowers

Tomorrow is Valentines Day, the one day many people take to celebrate love. For me the holiday has almost became too much. I have a major issue with the way holidays are peddled in the United States.  We are bombard by displays in stores, and TV advertisements for jewelry.  The day has become an excuseContinue reading “Wildflowers”

Waves at Wallis

Today was a rough Monday. I felt tired, and stretched out, and couldn’t really settle. My mood was volatile, and I did only did the least expected of me. My daily life has been boring as of late. Right now, what is getting me through is the thoughts of tomorrow. The trips we are planningContinue reading “Waves at Wallis”

Trauma Laundry

As the last of the laundry was folded, I sighed in relief. It feels incredibly good to get things done. It may seem small, but for me it is important to get laundry done. It is something that I am just learning to do. Usually laundry goes like this…… I wait till there is wayContinue reading “Trauma Laundry”

2018 Goals: Update

Its New Years Eve, and Its hard to believe that another year has flown by. Last January I wrote a small post outlining my goals for 2018. I wanted to circle back on those goals I set. I believe in transparency, so here is an update on my 2018 goals. Write One Page everyday IContinue reading “2018 Goals: Update”

Life Lessons

Rejection, we all face it as authors. All the great authors have been there. As a writer there is a fundamental awareness that you will have to take some punches to join the greats. The predominate wisdom is to take this rejection with grace, but is this always the best road? I don’t think so.Continue reading “Life Lessons”

Post November

Here were are again, at the end of another year. As I get older I feel as if the years go by quicker. That may just be the schedule though. I work full time, and in my free time I am writing or taking pictures. I am happiest when I am creating. For many peopleContinue reading “Post November”

Moving on

Hey everyone, sorry once again for the hiatus. I have been on vacation, and once I got back I was busy making plans. Vacation made me once again realize that I do not enjoy the 9-5. I want more out of life, I want a career that challenges me, even if I have to builtContinue reading “Moving on”

Night Pictures

Life is pretty good right now. Getting ready to cook dinner then go for a quick hike for sunset. Recently we moved from Manchester to the Monadnock Region. I have been much happier since we moved out here. I have never really been happy in the city. It also enables us to spend much moreContinue reading “Night Pictures”

Summer Rest

We are finally getting some rain here. We had a dry Winter that has continued into a dry Summer. It first it was glorious, yet now the plants are brittle and the lawns are brown. We have needs this rain. Today it has been cool and rainy, a nice change. I enjoy the cool weather,Continue reading “Summer Rest”