O Holy… Monday?

My wife anticipates the Christmas season the same way I anticipate the start of the Premier League. Once Halloween has passed, she’s full steam ahead on the Polar Express (my near dozen trips from the attic to bring down her Christmas decorations are proof of this), and nothing stops that train until at least January…More

Give Thanks

I believe most of us would agree that 2020 hasn’t been the year that exactly inspires gratitude. There’s no need to recap the seemingly endless parade of catastrophes, frustrations, setbacks, and pitfalls that all have experienced so far this year. These setbacks, frustrations, and pains have been all of the magnitudes imaginable – and yet…More

Where Are We Going?

This is one of my first real attempts at poetry. It’s definitely not my strength but I felt I needed to stretch myself a little. Enjoy. To the child in the backseat The road remains a mystery Scenes of confusion on every side The bigger unknown looming in front of me Where are we going?…More

The Tumor

Cancer is a difficult topic for me, as I would imagine it is for many people. My mother went through breast cancer twice (and survived). Both of my grandfathers died from cancer: one from lung cancer, another from a brain tumor. The image of my grandfather being unable to speak because of the tumor in…More