Unsung Heroes Part 5

One weekend in the beginning of September 2017, hurricane Irma ripped thru Florida. I haven’t known many people who’ve lived in the path of a hurricane before let alone one so powerful. By now, I’d only known Bob for a couple weeks but I found myself worried about his safety. All of the meteorologists were… Continue reading Unsung Heroes Part 5

Unsung Heroes Part 3

One sunny day, on August 27th 2017, I received a slightly unusual social media message from a man I’d never met. Turns out he had read some stuff I’d written and posted in a group that we are both a member of. Bob: Hi, I’m a Vietnam Vet and full blooded American Indian. I am… Continue reading Unsung Heroes Part 3

Unsung Heroes

Part 1 “…many scars of our nation’s wounded warriors are not visible.(Like)the recurring memories of an intense moment of combat…Far too often, my peers are haunted in silence without the same support of a grateful nation encouraging them through their struggle…As a society…we must do more to support these men and women who return home… Continue reading Unsung Heroes


“Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” ~ Brodi Ashton When someone says the word “hero” What comes to your mind? The classic comic book guys in tights and capes like Superman, Batman or Spider-Man? Or do you think of men and women in any branch of… Continue reading Heroes

“There’s A Pill For That”

Welcome to the future where there’s a pill for everything under the sun and another pill or 2(or 4) for the side effects.  If anyone has been to a doctor you know what I’m talking about. For example, I was having a problem with my blood pressure and instead of exploring the reason for it,… Continue reading “There’s A Pill For That”


“All generalizations are false, including this one” ~Unknown A generalization is taking one or a few facts and making a broader, more universal statement. Examples of generalizations would be saying that all blondes are dumb and airheaded(which by the way I’m proof that we’re not all air heads). The are other examples are often related… Continue reading Generalizations

Love Yourself Warts and All

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserves your love and affection.” ~Buddha For as long as I can remember I’ve always done… Continue reading Love Yourself Warts and All