Category Archives: Family

The Courage to Open the Door

As you may have noticed, I’ve been in a hard-core introspective place lately. My recent embrasure of a couple of movies (as outlined in this post, which I consider pre-requisite reading to today’s) has forced me to confront things I … Continue reading

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The Why at the Heart of the Thing

Why is the word of the day. The week, even. So this week at work, as we came together with leaders from across the district, a strong emphasis was placed on the WHY of our work. Why do we do … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown

UPDATE: Today (July 3rd) is the big day! *WOOOOOOT!* A while back, I told the story of Tom’s cancer–of his diagnosis and his prognosis and his treatment, and how it became everything in our lives. I have very deliberately spoken … Continue reading

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Once upon a time, I got a few packs of a set of trading cards. It was probably the early 90s, and they were DC Super-Heroes trading cards. I was more of a Marvel kid, of course, but these cards … Continue reading

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Well, what do you know? It’s 2013! The world didn’t end. I survived New Year’s Eve (which was actually a very cozy night at home). As much as it seems like things are just the way they have always been, … Continue reading

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