Old Wounds

Since Teresa passed away I have found myself drawn to nature and have found that a lot of healing has come while sitting next to a river, watching the sunset over the ocean or walking through the forest. There is… Read More ›

Recent Posts

  • Holiday Letter – 2021

    I hope this letter/post finds you all well and getting some much needed rest from another challenging year. 2021 has felt like a true journey and as such has had it’s moments of rest and moments of stress, anxiety and… Read More ›

  • Thanks

    It has been 21 years now since you said “I do”. 21 years is a long time. We were only 22 (you) and 23 (me) the day we got married. It’s a day that I will always remember and celebrate…. Read More ›

  • A Journey

    A little over 20 years ago Teresa and I spent our honeymoon driving from Phoenix to Bishop, CA to Yosemite on our way to San Francisco. I made a similar trip this last week to revisit some of the places… Read More ›

  • A 2020-ish Letter

    2020 is a difficult year to look back on and relate to you all what it was like for us. It’s not because all of 2020 was bad but because I have a very real fear that if I think… Read More ›

  • Anniversary

    20 years ago Teresa and I got married. It was a beautiful, if a bit warm, October day at Lake Pleasant (just north of Phoenix) and I was a nervous wreck. I wasn’t nervous about marrying Teresa, there was never… Read More ›

  • Tilling the Soil

    Over the last several weeks I’ve spent a lot of time learning about gardening. I took some online classes about the subject, read some articles and books and racked my brain trying to remember what Teresa did each year when… Read More ›

  • Cleaning the Slate

    In my last post about memories I mentioned at the beginning that I was debating on hiring a cleaning service but was having trouble justifying the cost, and I wanted to delve into that thought a bit more so that… Read More ›

  • Maybe

    A few years back I took my oldest son out one night to try to see a comet. We stared at the sky for a long time trying to see it. At times we tried to convince ourselves that we… Read More ›

  • A 2019 Letter

    It’s hard to know where to begin with this one. I normally write a Christmas letter each year and send it out along with pictures, etc to family and friends but 2019 has not been normal. On November 1, 2019… Read More ›