Louisiana Part 2 [Re-posted & More]

Introduction I wrote this piece back in August. At the time, the possibility of visiting Grampa Chester's grave seemed nearly unimaginable. Since then, my wife and I have shocked everyone in our family. After more than 20 years of divorce, we have found each other once more. Today, we drove to Louisiana from Houston to … Continue reading Louisiana Part 2 [Re-posted & More]

I’ve Been Waiting For This Day

Following years of pain, struggle, and eventually rebirth, this day has finally come to pass. When I stop and gaze back at the mountain, it's difficult not to become paralyzed with disbelief. I find myself whispering, "I've done it." For several weeks, I have been counting the days, patiently waiting for this incredibly special moment … Continue reading I’ve Been Waiting For This Day

From Dream 2 Reality

One facet at a time, I've been creating my own Crown Jewel. Fueled by 18 months of sobriety, this project has accelerated as if it were shot from a canon. I'm speaking of the amazing life I started building a few years ago. What began as four years of self-discovery, transformed into multiple stages of … Continue reading From Dream 2 Reality