2019 was a truly epic year. One year ago today, Grace & I were engaged. Since that seminal moment, this past year has seen its share of ups and downs, the highest of the highs most certainly high and the lowest of the low tragically low. Through it all, my constant has been Grace and our dog Taylor. This is what the last year, and the years leading up to it looked like… Continue reading New Years 2020
As I do every year on this day for the past ten, I celebrate my second chance at life. 12/22/08 at 7:28 AM, I woke up again on the corner of the busy intersection of North, Milwaukee and Damen Avenues, after getting hit by a car going 30 mph, blessed that I was still alive. This particular day at this very moment has not been easy because Taylor is no longer with us, but with the warm embrace of God’s grace, Grace, and our loving family and friends, it’s a day to celebrate. I look back on pictures over the past couple months and am so very thankful for everyone that continues to hold us close to their hearts as we hold them close to ours. And so I enter this day and will leave it much the same way that I enter and leave most days — with love and thankfulness for the people I’ve been blessed to call my family and friends, whether I see them every day or hardly ever, the love I feel for them and the impact they’ve had on me, is a truly great and wonderful thing. Celebrate Love and Life! Continue reading Eleven Years Later
It shouldn’t surprise anyone that I’m here, let alone me. Without thought, driving along Old Mason Street, on a whim … Continue reading I Love You. Yes, I Do.
The high tides of the morning brought with it a misty air surrounding the camp, our tent covered in dew. … Continue reading The Lost Coast Trail
Hi my name is Taylor. I told my papa that today I wanted to talk to him about his best … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Uncle D
A couple days ago, I posted a few words about friendship and its meaning to me, highlighting three different weekends … Continue reading In Remembrance Of Chris…
Happy New Years!! If you were told today was your last day, what would you do? I actually think about … Continue reading Happy New Years!
When I was a little kid, I loved to suck the marrow out of the bones that were in the … Continue reading Suck Out All the Marrow of Life
Hiking with my dog onto the trails behind my apartment complex has been a existential daily experience. I like to … Continue reading Orchard Fire Road – Taylor, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Phil Jackson, the Black Elk, and God
A very Happy Thanksgiving to all!! I woke up this morning a little before 5 AM. Taylor was snoring, happily … Continue reading A Thankful Thanksgiving