Shift change

Memories! 3 years ago. 0630 shift change. My oldest and I in the firehall kitchen. Firehall mornings added a whole new level of stress but the kids took it in stride. I was already having to force myself out of bed to go to work and get there on time. And having to take the […]

Man of my dreams

I had to sketch the prick in my nightmares that grabs my legs and jerks me out of my bed. This morning though, he got me good. I had my back turned and I knew someone was there.And like a weirdo, I always tell my REAL self that I’m only dreaming and nothing will happen […]


This time of year is so draining. It’s not just the heat. It’s the heart. It’s the mind. Its the profound memories. It’s the things you have no control over. The insights. Certain times of years remind you of what you lost and/or what you let go of. Things happen that open your eyes wider […]