Dear Mom, It’s been a year since you left us. I still miss you. The pain has lessened, and I knew it would but, it isn’t by much. Some days are easier than others. I should probably talk about it with the other kids but I’m selfish about my grief and I don’t want to […]Read More One Year …..
Not too long ago my wife and I were talking about another sick family member. We were talking about the cancer this family member was dealing with and how concerned we were. It’s been a rough few years for our family, my Mom has passed as well as some other members of our extended family. […]Read More That Point in Your Life
Almost every day I come to a junction in the road. I drive in on a dirt road that I leave my house on. Eventually that dirt road connects with one of our smaller paved county roads. There are thousands of these types of junctures all across the state of Kansas but for me this […]Read More Back There, Beyond the Bend
Finally right? Has the anticipation built enough for you? Are you ready to explode? Probably not because only a few people read these but the more I put down the more I enjoy writing and that’s something I haven’t had for awhile now. So previously I said I wanted to focus on the location in […]Read More Why the mountains … Part Two
My family and I took a vacation at the beginning of July. We spent a week camping in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. It is hard to put into words what the vacation itself meant to me as well as the location. I’ll talk about family and what it meant to me in this […]Read More Why the Mountains … Part One
Facebook likes to do this, those of you who are on it know. Every month or so you get a notification about how you and such and such have been friends for so many years and to let them know how much they are appreciated. I tend to laugh at the reminders though because, as […]Read More Happy Friendaversary
Another year and another Kansas State Track Meet in the books. I’ve gotten used to being here and that’s not me being a braggart. It IS me enjoying the fruits of my labors over the course of coaching fifteen track seasons. This was the first season in twelve years that I didn’t get a thrower […]Read More Love Me Some Kansas State Track Meet