If You Need to Rest, Rest Well

Unless you were born into luxury, life has moments of grind. Your parents’ lives did, too, as did theirs, and theirs, so on and so forth. They may have done the grind to work the land, to feed their 12 kids, or to move up the ladder, but it isn’t a new story.  Granted, people … More If You Need to Rest, Rest Well


Not Old, but Not Stupid

People love to equate age with wisdom, and because of this, youth gets associated with foolishness. This may be a surprise to a lot of people, but these items are neither exclusive nor related. Fools grow old, largely thanks to warning labels, and there are several youngsters who are already more familiar with how the world works than many in older generations simply because they were exposed to more at a younger age. … More Not Old, but Not Stupid

Rescuing Dogs Rescued Me

Spirit was just as great of a father as he was a guardian for Mystique. The two parents actually formed a family dynamic with baby Castiel. It was fun to watch daddy get a little rough with the puppy only for mommy to step in and assert her dominance. Even though the puppy is now seven years old, the three still hold this dynamic and are the best of friends as a pack. … More Rescuing Dogs Rescued Me

Never the Favorite

Early on, we develop a favorite toy, show, cousin, aunt/uncle, neighborhood friend, so on and so forth. Many times, it will be a pairing. Two cousins will each be each other’s favorite cousin, or two neighborhood kids find they are each other’s favorite and the BFFs are born.  These tendencies don’t leave us in adulthood. … More Never the Favorite

Excuses Can Be True

We’ve all been told that excuses are like assholes – everybody has them. People have also gone the extra mile in an attempt to discredit the idea that excuses could ever be credible. “There are no reasons; only excuses!” Some go on and on about how there is a line between a legitimate reason versus … More Excuses Can Be True

Closure, the Crutch

A solid resolution with no unanswered questions is the most ideal end to any situation. There is no dispute that closure is a wonderful thing to get when it comes to dealing with certain phases of life. It allows for someone to move beyond a painful event with acceptance and peace of mind. An example … More Closure, the Crutch