Category Archives: Achievements

Anchor-age, Not the Alaskan Kind

No matter what kind of curve ball life throws, even those 359 degree ones, there are two things that demand focus in any way they can get it – cookies and bacon.

Okay yes… Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in Achievements, Coping, Grief, Life, Lighter Side | Tagged , | 14 Comments

Stuff I’ve Learned – Mostly the Hard Way – and I Have the Scars to Prove It. [Hindsight|The Daily Post]

A few years ago I re-joined the ‘Critically Facing Your Mortality Club’. It’s an event that can sort of become semi-normal when you’re challenged with a chronic health issue; in my case, a rare disease that defies prognosis attempts. I … Continue reading

Posted in Achievements, Inspiration, Life, love, Storytelling, Uncategorized, Writing Challenges | Tagged , , , , | 26 Comments

My Mother, the Nun

Alright, my mother isn’t, and wasn’t ever, a nun.  She grew up wanting to be one, but life has a way of trading dreams on people, and I was the first trade-off. Her life wasn’t anywhere close to a serene … Continue reading

Posted in Achievements, All-Time Top Ten, family, Inspiration, Life, Non-Fiction, Storytelling, Uncategorized, Writing Challenges | Tagged , , , , , | 28 Comments