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Breaking The Bottle
Sep16

Breaking The Bottle

Alcoholism seems to be becoming a larger problem in this world than perhaps ever before. We live in a shitty world full of negativity, murderous pricks, abundant drugs, and very little love. Every time I turn on the news, someone’s found in a gutter, another child is missing, another bank has been robbed, or someone has lost their life to a driver under the influence. There is so much hate and stress in today’s world that...

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A Hero Within PT. 3
Jun25

A Hero Within PT. 3

His condition seemed to progress even faster now that he had moved to a new location.  The doctors said that it was common among Alzheimer’s patients to digress after a move or big change in their lifestyle. Consistency and familiarity were always best for Alzheimer’s disease patients. Eventually we traded in our walks for bird watching on the porch, watching “The Toy” or “Shakiest Gun in the West”,  or sitting and talking about the...

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A Hero Within: Part 2
May28

A Hero Within: Part 2

One day my grandfather and I were spending some time together. I was riding my bike thru the orchard between our houses. It was a beautiful day to be outside and my grandmother never allowed us kids to play inside the house much if the weather permitted it. I didn’t have a care in the world and I was a very happy child. Grandpa and I were singing and laughing as usual. Grandpa happened to notice that the seat on my bike needed...

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A Special Thank You
May26

A Special Thank You

I want to take this time to say something. While most of us have been enjoying the river, eating food cooked on a grill, and relaxing on days off, I want you to remember why you are able to do these things. The brave men and women of the armed forces that have fought to protect our freedoms. Remember to say thank you to those that have lost their lives, to the veterans that have served this country proud and to the men and women who...

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Shamelessly Social #3
May10

Shamelessly Social #3

For the past few weeks I have covered over sharing, but this time I want to step off beat for a minute. Let’s discuss the flip side of social media. This time I want to cover some of the better aspects of the social media world. One of the most important being the Amber Alert. In the past, when a child went missing, it was only covered and shared with the local news. Now, if a child goes missing, people in a state clear across the...

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