Snapshots

Pictured; What do you see? For the past 20 years, I've been laboring on a project that few would spend time doing. I've been learning how to turn down the area of my brain that controls discernment. Yes, working at not seeing more than I have to see. Please hang in there. I'm not kidding. … Continue reading Snapshots

The Dam Is Breaking

For centuries, the Dam has been eroding. Beneath the surface, dark forces have worked tirelessly to seek out and exploit any and all possible structural weaknesses. Fueled by an agenda of madness, time and pressure have been fashioned into a weapon. The enemy will never lay down it's sword. The city beneath the towering structure … Continue reading The Dam Is Breaking

The Summer of Giant Crickets [Re-post] [Journals]

It's time to re-post the Giant Cricket Story. Keep in mind; this tale is 100% true. No matter how crazy it sounds. It happened. The Summer of Giant Crickets! Truth can easily be as strange or stranger as fiction. Much of what I've experienced would overload the average individual's wierdshitometer. This event took place during … Continue reading The Summer of Giant Crickets [Re-post] [Journals]

Pretzels For Breakfast

We had pretzels this morning before Palm Sunday Mass at the Co-Cathedral of The Sacred Heart [pictured]. Possibly unknown to much of the population, pretzels have deep-rooted religious symbolism. [Food & Wine Magazine] The pretzel's origins date back at least over 1500 years. While the New York Times reported that a fifth-century illuminated manuscript in … Continue reading Pretzels For Breakfast

Restarting The Journals

Much like everyone, my life has been a rollercoaster of good, bad, pain, love, loss, birth, death, coping, and recovery. Recovery and preparation for what's coming next. Everything we survive prepares us for something else. Well, that's the idea, anyway. Once again, I don't believe my pain is special. Simply put, it's my pain. One … Continue reading Restarting The Journals

Achievement & Avoiding Entanglement

Pictured: Standing up a dump truck in Brenham, Texas.n Twenty-four day after moving to Texas, I interviewed for and secured employment. This was five weeks ago. During those five weeks, I've had the opportunity to drive and operate various equipment. By equipment, I mean really cool stuff I haven't used before, including Tractor-trailers and Heavy … Continue reading Achievement & Avoiding Entanglement

Sleight of Hand

Imagine yourself rolling down the street with a friend. You are the passenger, and you're cruising through a residential area. You begin to perceive a slight uncertainty within the vehicle. Your friend's mannerisms transform into moderate anxiety. You can feel it coming; the car is approaching someone or something. Then it happens. The driver points … Continue reading Sleight of Hand

Okay Fine, I Did See It Coming

A few years ago, during my running and gunning days, I often questioned my destiny. More specifically, would a life of loneliness and solitude not only be necessary but desired. Following years of pain and tragedy, I was prepared to spend the remainder of my life alone. My mindset was clear. I must live out … Continue reading Okay Fine, I Did See It Coming

Glimpsing The Soul

Maybe you've heard this before? The eyes are the window to the soul. I believe William Shakespeare is credited with being the first to make this statement. It's true; the eyes do not and cannot lie. Most of us tend to be distracted by smiles, facial expressions, body language, speech, sensuality, and so much more, … Continue reading Glimpsing The Soul