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 […]