After the Last Dead End: The Journey Across the Desert

Another sleepless night in this unforgiving desert is spent studying my worn map. The stars are out tonight but their cold and distant light offer no comfort as I stare at them from behind tired eyes, seeing but not really seeing. Knowing that dawn will approach whether I wish it or not, I take one... Continue Reading →

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Discarding Fantasy for Reality: This is just me

Have you ever had someone hold up a mirror and show you the reality that you have been ignoring? A few different things can happen. You can either dive deeper into the fantasy that you cling to or admit to the hard truths staring back at you. I was faced with this decision recently. I... Continue Reading →

The Last Dead End

Some roads lead towards the never-ending sunrise. Others, to a false darkness that never dissipates long enough for you to see clearly. One step forward may bring us great joy, while a few steps back may teach great wisdom. Mile after mile we either skip and sing in bliss, or stumble and fall to our... Continue Reading →

These Dreams of Mine

We are told that dreams are merely electrical impulses that fire for short bursts in our deep sleep cycle. The average dream is said to last only 7 seconds even though, to the dreamer, time crawls by at a much slower pace. Psychologists say that dreams are the sub-consciousness's way of clearing out the waste... Continue Reading →

Notorious Animal Plots

Welcome to another edition of random stories that pop in my head based off of pictures that I find on the internet. Today we are going to play the game, "Deceptive Photos". Is a picture of an innocent scene really the whole story? Never fear for I am here to provide clarity for the animals... Continue Reading →

Forgotten Entries

The following were written on December 21, 2014 in an old journal that I found stuffed on a shelf, where they waited, forgotten, until now. Darkness The ice is spreading. A tiny little prick invests the heart. The light is fading. More ice spreads as hope is lost. All it would take is a spark.... Continue Reading →

Randomness & Middle Age

My favorite conversations are those that drift so far from the original topic that you become lost. In order to find your way back, you have to load up on snacks, turn on your GPS and hope to keep your sanity. If you are truly blessed with the experience of an epic individual with whom... Continue Reading →

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