Hawaii

Even though we weren’t comfortable, we really had to get along with each other. Given how much things have changed in our living situation with me all over the place at all times, it felt right to connect.

Dispatches From Medicine Mountain Camp

My boys just got back from Scout Summer Camp at Medicine Mountain in South Dakota. I always look forward to the “dispatches” that come from the Assistant Scout Master, Jeff Bradley. His writing transports me there and his droll humor brings me joy. Enjoy … Dispatch One The following dispatch is from a sleep-deprived Assistant […]

On My Way To Better

It doesn’t make any sense. I have been dreaming of this day for over a year, from the moment the WHO announced that we were in the middle of a global pandemic. What gives?

The Queen of England

I wrote this almost a month but it’s just now getting posted. Oopsie. I dreamt I was hanging out with the Queen of England, traveling back and forth in time to be around her when she was young and old.  I was not a friend, not a reporter, just an observer, but my presence was […]

Shooting at King Soopers

This is my second time being adjacent to a mass shooting, it feels oddly familiar. The first was in Paris at the Bataclan in 2015, I was visiting at the time and out for a birthday dinner with Nina while it happened. We left our phones at the Airbnb.  Like then, I hesitate to make […]

Time Flies When It’s Standing Still

I’m not feeling that inspired to write anything, but I figure I ought to check in, just to exercise that blogging muscle. When was the last time I blogged? January 24th? Well heck. Time flies when it’s standing still. My life isn’t actually boring, I’ve been busier than ever. I picked up a couple more […]

Written With My Thumbs

This is going to be one of the hardest posts I’ve ever written because I’m going to write it entirely with my thumbs. I left my laptop charger at my sweetheart’s house this morning and my computer only lasts about 10 minutes on a full charge, so there it is. There’s this thing that happens […]