Who am I?

There have been several people in my life lately who have dug deep trying to understand where they were in life. Many questions emerged during the conversations. Some of the same questions seemed to come up in each conversation. People felt like they had not achieved their purpose in life. Some people talked about beingContinue reading “Who am I?”

Crackers

Family night was bingo at the casino. Those of you that know me well know this a really hard task for me.  The challenging task of the messy daubers, the constant required focus and the relentless competition all stress me beyond belief. Last night was certainly challenge with one exception. I sat next to an elderlyContinue reading “Crackers”

As simple as a Donut.

Turning the pages of memories in my brain is a Saturday morning tradition this summer and fall as I walk the farmers markets. Headphone, playlist of Shawn McDonald and a vegetable basket in hand, I avoid the world turning introspectively. Most of my week is spent deep into our societies problems, illnesses and the work I think ofContinue reading “As simple as a Donut.”

Humble pie

The sun was bright, the first cool fall air-filled my lungs, marking the end of summer was near.  I grabbed my bag lunch and walked down to the beach and sat on a rock. The sun danced on the lake as if it was speaking to me. My thoughts raced through my head which isContinue reading “Humble pie”

Mama Liang Sun

I was reading the New York Times on my iPad this morning enjoying the first day of the holiday. While engulfed in a presidential campaign debate and the upcoming shit show of our federal government. While reading an ad popped up advertising that a local farm’s had strawberries.  I frequent this farm in the fall forContinue reading “Mama Liang Sun”

Not for thee

It is unbelievable when it happens in your life. It hits you like a sucker punch that you never saw coming. There is no rehearsal or planning for it, it just piles on you like a ton of concrete.  Each time it seems to hurt as much has the first experience. It is impossible to buildContinue reading “Not for thee”

Onalaska

The past several weeks I have made a few trips to West Wisconsin. One trip was to University of LaCrosse with Josh to tour campus and the other a business trip to Minneapolis for meetings with leadership from their Behavioral Health System. As I approached the Wisconsin/Minnesota border during each trip, I continued to haveContinue reading “Onalaska”