It’s not my dream.

Our son is a competitive ultra-endurance runner who is currently living in Utah chasing his dream of becoming a professional athlete. His road to getting there has been anything but conventional and I have questioned his judgement and decisions he has made over the past three years. He was a three time Texas "All State"... Continue Reading →

I am as as God created me

“I am as God created me”. Surely you have heard a statement similar to that one. Or perhaps uttered it yourself. But do you truly believe it? Do you believe that you are who you are and where you are for a reason? Do you believe there is a divine plan in play or is... Continue Reading →

A peaceful night’s rest

After my morning cup of coffee I had a positive feeling of contentment and felt I am exactly where I am supposed to be as I plan towards my escape from Corporate America and the start of a new life away from the big city.   After abstaining from alcohol my sleep last night was deep and restful.... Continue Reading →

Forgiveness

Forgiveness. Why do I struggle so much with this basic concept? God calls us to forgive others and the Bible talks about this time after time. It is, quite simply, one of the most important concepts needing to be mastered if you plan to move forward into happiness and fulfillment. But yet, I continue to... Continue Reading →

A Hidden Trail in the Ozarks

Talk about "off the beaten trail"..... this trail took a great deal of patience and trust in Erik's navigation skills as it was nearly impossible to find the trail head off a small and remote highway in the Arkansas Ozark Mountains. We used the All Trails app to find this place and noticed that is... Continue Reading →

Jamestown, Virginia

I had a pretty unusual upbringing as I lived in 14 places before I was 12 years old including a stop in Petersburg, Virginia. While I was too young to really notice I guess it was safe to say that my folks were "Adventurers", and during these moves, where we often stayed for less than... Continue Reading →

Ready for Spring

I don't have much to say this morning other than I have had enough of rain and cold weather. We certainly needed the rain as it has been very dry but 7 days straight with nearly 10 inches? That's a bit much. So I decided to post some pictures from last Spring on our front... Continue Reading →

Stan’s Place

There's truly nothing like my friend Stan or the amazing place he calls home. Stan himself, as you might have gathered by looking at this photo, is a one of a kind individual who beats to a different drum and seems to care less about what others would think of him or his colorful life.... Continue Reading →

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