Growing up in the land of options

America, the great land of opportunity, at least that’s what the brochure says. Do you know what I think life in America really is about? The land of options. While yes, we are the country where we are given far … Read More

Playing with Fire

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“Don’t be afraid of the flames or the furnace, because it is in the midst of the fire that you will be changed. It is in the fire that you will experience the presence of God.” These words written by … Read More

Find Your Park and GO!

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This weekend our National Parks Service will celebrate their centennial year of existence. If you’re bad at math, that’s 100 years.   Do you know which park was the very first park created?   It was good ole Yellowstone. In … Read More

I’m not Humpty Dumpty

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Who ever said Humpty Dumpty was an egg? Did you ever think of that? Maybe I’m the only one, but what ever. I did some research and no one really knows. Historians argue it’s a reference from the civil war … Read More

True Tales from a Counselor’s Couch.

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Ever notice how therapist on tv shows and movies are just weird? They either sit there and take notes while in some weird zen-like state of mind or they are riddled with their own set of issues making them an … Read More

I’m Feeling very Olympic Today

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The Olympics are here and it’s a happy time! The Olympics show us humanity at it’s finest. People of all nations gathering and supporting one another. From Refugees getting a standing ovation to Phelps showing what it means to be … Read More

I Hate August

Last night I went to dinner and when the waitress asked me what I wanted to drink I couldn’t answer her. I just sat there with a blank look on my face. She wasn’t sure what to do with me … Read More

A Ship out of the Harbor

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I spent all summer working on my allusive book and its companion known as a book proposal. Oh, who am I kidding? I thought about it all summer while staring at a blank page on my computer. Only when I realized I … Read More

Dear Elizabeth McCord, I wish you were real.

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Did you ever meet a character you knew you would be best friends with if they were actually real? The ones you miss when you finish a book or the ones that help you live a thousand lives. While I’m … Read More

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