Category Archives: The Journey

O Me! O Life! By Walt Whitman

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The Memories in Things

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Farewell to Leo

We start a day with sadness of heart Knowing that today we will part With a beast that will live on in legend Leopold came into our lives in bad shape With ticks and fleas, scratching him as he rested … Continue reading

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What we leave behind.

I am often reminded of the wake of our lives and how our actions impact others. I have this bad habit of replaying whole conversations, or sometimes days in my head after the fact to think about how that conversation … Continue reading

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Time flies when you focus on all the wrong things.

Sometimes it’s easier to see the negative than the positive. Exhaustion ensues when you bite off more than you can chew. The other option is not being as busy, but likely taking it just as hard as if you were … Continue reading

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Camo Kitty

I pulled out of the drive in a rush to get somewhere. Who knows where…I am a father of two with a new job completing a Doctoral program…we’re always doing something. Wake up, school bus, work, home, swim team or … Continue reading

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While You Were Sleeping

The branches of the crab apple tree away gently in the breeze as I sit with my sleeping grandmother. She rests silently and I think back to my children and the peace after the storm of sitting with them while … Continue reading

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