Layer by layer.

This has been the oddest year.  I know you all feel me on this. It has been surreal, to say the least.  And, little by little, things have been stripped away.  What I have been left with is real, and raw.  I think back to the months leading up to the pandemic, and I can […]

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A Gift.

It has been an interesting 8 weeks, to say the least.  This is the 8th week of staying at home with my kids.  As I still continue to try to fully understand what is happening,  things are become more evident. At first, it was as if suddenly someone was doing a quick break-check on things.  […]

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Time to write.

I have had a couple of people ask how the book is coming along. It had been developing well until 2 weeks ago.  Then, with the kids home and having to stay home, it took some schedule adjustments to get started up again.  Now, I have some time to write. Back in October, I decided […]

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Shrinking in.

I haven’t gone anywhere in a week. True story. The last time I went anywhere was last Thursday when I went to mass and Adoration.  I had no idea that that would be the last thing I did outside of my home. My world is shrinking in upon itself. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve left […]

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March Madness.

We had been planning so much for March.  For months, the kids were giddy about getting down to Florida to hang out in the sunshine with their grandparents.  We had missed our last family vacation the previous summer with them, and wound up never going anywhere on our scheduled time away.  They were so deflated, […]

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Humbled and grateful.

Things were moving along.  I was finally back on track with some training after an injury from late last fall, albeit it was very low key.  I had been taking my time and slowly re-building, and starting to feel like myself again.  It had been a while since I had felt that way; it seemed […]

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Beginnings.

Here’s to beginnings.  Last night was another one of those moments.  Let me explain. It’s easy to get stuck in a mind set.  It seems like every day we are bombarded with ideas and “norms” depending on what we see and hear.  I sometimes imagine life without social media and the internet.  I daydream about […]

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