Family means a lot of things to a lot of different people, at a lot of different times and places. It encompasses the ones you’re born with, the ones you choose, and the ones you build. Familial connections have played a huge part in my overall development over the decades.

Round and round we go

Everyone knows the old quote about those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it right? While the sentiment is close did you know that apparently that isn’t the actual quote?  Thanks to a admittedly slapdash Google search the quote is most likely attributed to writer and philosopher George Santayana. In its original form it read, “Those who […]

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2017 and what not.

I’m typically not a New Year’s resolution kinda guy. I don’t typically wait until a specific time of the year to set my goals and announce them to the world- seems artificially constrictive to me. That being said I do have some goals to set for once and it’s the start of a new year […]

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A little hiatus

I started this post right before Halloween but it looks like I never finished it.  So hey! I was gonna do a tiny hiatus 🙂 Hiatus is over! In quick summary of the last two months: – We moved to San Diego. .. Oh I guess that’s it.  I gotta tell ya doing Christmas at […]

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I’ve always been fascinated with the concept of storytellers and how they’ve evolved over time.   I’ve been a heavy reader since first grade when I taught myself the basics.  I never really learned how to sound out words, I’d point to words and get someone to say them and I learned to recognize the shape […]

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Sleeeeeeeepy cat

Editor’s note: This is one of the early photos of Wifecat. She was a stray that followed me into the house one day and never left. The first 6 months she was weirdly attached to me; she would follow me from room to room but never “cuddle” or curl up with anyone. She’s only slightly […]

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My niece at her finest

Editor’s note:What can I say? She likes IHOP. My niece at her finest

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My grandfather died Sunday night at 9:43pm. I won’t be posting for a while.

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