Journal Entry

Inward reflection is beneficial, outward expression of the internal provides transparency. People are as real and genuine as you allow them to be. It may be years before we ever grasp all of this. I wish I could tell you what I am talking about, but its better for now that you don't know the... Continue Reading →


Doing what doesn’t make sense…

Why do people act the way that they do? What inspires their actions and motivates a persons decisions? This past Sunday I joined with thousands of other individuals and ran 26.2 miles around our city to complete the 2018 route 66 marathon, but why? Why leave the comfort of my bed, the warmth of my home,... Continue Reading →

1,000 Miles to hear His voice

I'm still trying to process what happened in the last week of my life, I thought I had my plans figured out, but it turns out that I was wrong. So here is what happened... My friend takes trips to Pine Ridge, South Dakota several times a year, and I felt like I was supposed... Continue Reading →

The Moments Before Spring

I have been mostly aware of the seasons in my life, not just the natural seasons, though I am fully aware of those, since I mostly work outside and am convinced that winter is the worst of the four natural seasons. In my front yard right now if you focus your eyes, you will see... Continue Reading →

Bouncing Back & Forth

Some of the things I write have a feeling of value and worth to others, while occasionally I write in order to put into words the way I am feeling inside. I feel that this is more of a vocalization of my current feelings, more so than giving a lot of worth to others, but... Continue Reading →

An Unexpected life change

About two weeks ago I bent over to pick up a piece of cement to load into a wheelbarrow and suddenly something didn't feel right in my lower back. I thought that maybe I had just turned wrong or something, however I had done something to a disc in my lower back. I kind-of rested... Continue Reading →

What’s important anyway…

Why do you do what you do? It's a question that I often think about and attempt to answer, however, I am not always sure that I answer truthfully or fully. If I devote time to something then shouldn't it be important? Or are the things which I devote my time and energy just some... Continue Reading →


A baby is not born knowing all there is to know about life, and even as a man in my late twenties, I still realize that I do not know all that there is to know. Learning is the amazing thing about life, that as humans we are able to retain so many memories and... Continue Reading →

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