Short Story: FIN IT TO WIN IT

Fin it to Win it And What to Do When You Can't Touch Bottom James, Nicki, and I had been asking dad all week to get in the water with us, but we quit after he acted like he couldn’t speak English in response. All we’d ever heard him say was “God made the ocean … Continue reading Short Story: FIN IT TO WIN IT


Life is too short not to speak up. Noxious fumes of unprocessed grief quietly kill the silent. And while there's a lot of life to be lived outside the confines of crippling timidity, many leave the hibernating beast of sorrow to snore undisturbed for fear of what it would do to them if woken. - … Continue reading Notorious

The Grief Thief #001: Painting the Pond

My wife and I are watching a series on Netflix right now called The Crown.  It's about the House of Windsor featuring the long reign of Queen Elizabeth.  It's hard to believe that she is the longest lasting monarch in Great Britain's history with a total of 65 years at the time of this writing.  … Continue reading The Grief Thief #001: Painting the Pond

3 Steps In Processing Your Past

I heard it said while watching Disney's Meet the Robinson's a few years back.  It's a great movie with a quirky but lovable family, an antagonist you'll love by the end of the movie, and this mantra, "Keep moving forward." I'm a forward thinking person but I also have a deep love for the past.  It's … Continue reading 3 Steps In Processing Your Past

The Groan Man

"Blood is blue." "The whole world gets along." "An expensive education is sure to make you wildly successful." "Your new smartphone won't seem outdated next year when the new one comes out." "The Browns won again!" "Real men don't cry." We've all said things that aren't true.  I had a teacher in elementary school that … Continue reading The Groan Man