It’s been awhile since I’ve posted, and while I have plenty to write regarding myself, I wanted to take a moment to dedicate a post to my former neighbor Darlene. Darlene was a salt-of-the-earth person. Not very bright (I’d say she was probably classified as “special needs” in school) and not very healthy (probably overContinue reading “Darlene”
(Edit: This post makes much more sense once you’ve read Dad, Part 1, just click on the link) After my dad died I had a lot of responsibilities which kept me between home and Lincoln, CA (the city where my parents retired): the estate sale, selling his planes and cars, finding a good memory careContinue reading “Dad, Part 2”
Joining the military, especially the Marines, is a huge decision. It’s a commitment not only in time, but potentially of one’s very life. When I voluntarily joined, I accepted the fact that I could be called to go to war. I didn’t join to go to war (some Marines join for no other reason thanContinue reading “Patriotism, Dissing the Flag, and Drew Brees”
My dad died on September 29th, 2019; he had just turned 75 years old. A month prior he seemed fine. In the years preceding his death, he had some health complications. He needed to have a heart valve replaced, but prior to that surgery, they discovered he had lymph cancer and began chemo treatment. FortunatelyContinue reading “Dad, Part 1”
The worst part of quarantine is the lack of human interaction. Not being able to go out, be with friends, be social, etc, is not something for which I was prepared. No sports on TV, no Quakes games on the horizon, no Saturday morning Arsenal get-togethers, no bowling, nothing. Imagine being alone with nothing butContinue reading “Quarantine Sucks”
Inadvertent lessons from church pastors.
This blog is not for you. I’m not trying to win your approval, sway your opinions, entertain you, etc. Those might be happy side-effects, but the truth is this: my life has been chaos and I need an outlet. This blog is for me to share emotions, lessons, and heal from a lifetime of emotionalContinue reading “Goals”