Last week I was on site for work and woke up to find a note scribbled “the heart collapses” beside my bed. I don’t know what I could have been dreaming about that made me make this note. I am not a lucid dreamer. I recall looking at that and scratching my head, quite curious … Continue reading The Heart Collapses
HE He didn’t much care for Thanksgiving. It wasn’t the concept that bothered him so much as the pedestrian attachments and (mis)understanding people ascribed to it. Besides, the season always involved him traveling back to where he grew up. Traveling back to the place he couldn’t wait to escape was bad enough, but to have … Continue reading Thanksgiving for Augustus Reynolds
It’s no secret life is complicated, but fundamentally, it can be boiled down to two things. Fear and love. You can choose to live a life of fear or you can choose to live a life of love. I know what you are thinking, “Aren’t you really oversimplifying it?” Maybe. Maybe not. I’ve spent the … Continue reading Fear and Love
A little over three years ago, a girl I was dating ended our relationship…for the second time. She had determined that “maybe there was someone better out there.” I assured her that indeed there was…and always would be. I tried telling her that was an endless and futile search because it didn’t matter who she … Continue reading Lost the Battle. Winning the War.
Full Disclosure is that point in a relationship when you realize that maybe this is the person I am going to stick with…for awhile. Maybe not forever, but long enough that it warrants opening that closet door to the past. Now the key is to reveal as much as you feel comfortable revealing (there is … Continue reading Full Disclosure
I was walking one of the dogs this morning and I got to thinking about how often I have said something out of anger and later came to regret it. I may not have meant it deep down, but I meant it when I said it. And the bitch of it is that you can … Continue reading You Can’t Unknow What You Know
The hours that were yours, echo like empty rooms The thoughts we used to share, I now keep alone I woke last night and spoke to you, not thinking you were gone It felt so strange to lie awake, alone “No Regrets” Tom Rush So, here I find myself banging on the keyboard with the … Continue reading The Wild One, Forever