A couple weeks before Christmas that word - gratitude - kept showing up everywhere on my radar. Everywhere. I'm a little thick in the head sometimes, but not so thick that I can't realize when I'm being pinged. I've been thinking a lot about gratitude; specifically what does it mean to live a life of… Continue reading It’s 2015 and I’m Grateful
Not quite, but it feels that way. This year was another "first" for me. One of those bad "firsts". This was the first Christmas where I'm the only one of my immediate family (Father, Mother, brothers, me) still here. People say that time heals wounds and makes hurts go away. I don't think so. I… Continue reading Falling off the end of the earth
Let me start off by stating that I have a lot to be thankful for (bad grammar not withstanding). I have two beautiful daughters, a wonderful sister-in-law, three handsome nephews. I have some of the best friends anyone could ever ask for and a parish that has helped me through some very bleak days. I have… Continue reading Is it bad form to whine right before Thanksgiving?