Dashing through life with a look of mild amusement. Amassing pictures, memories, friendships and laughter. Pursuing happiness with the most vigor and tenacity.
Sometimes life seems to have you by the throat with a sword. When that happens, you need to put on your dueling gloves, make a defiant grin and flip it off.

Sometimes life seems to have you by the throat with a sword. When that happens, you need to put on your dueling gloves, make a defiant grin and flip it off.

There’s a lot of zen involved in making chili. You have to be patient in developing the small and nuanced flavors in the pot. Life and cooking chili are surprisingly similar disciplines: good things happen slow. It needs time, attention and love. Bad things happen fast and often catastrophic. Often caused by neglect, hatred and impatience. Not to say that when the bad things happen that it’s over. Life has the remarkable ability of persistence. It always finds a way to begin anew.

There’s a lot of zen involved in making chili. You have to be patient in developing the small and nuanced flavors in the pot. Life and cooking chili are surprisingly similar disciplines: good things happen slow. It needs time, attention and love. Bad things happen fast and often catastrophic. Often caused by neglect, hatred and impatience. Not to say that when the bad things happen that it’s over. Life has the remarkable ability of persistence. It always finds a way to begin anew.

Sometimes, forgiving yourself is the hardest thing to do. I forgive myself for all the wrongs I’ve done; real, imagined and unintended.

Sometimes, forgiving yourself is the hardest thing to do. I forgive myself for all the wrongs I’ve done; real, imagined and unintended.

I knew I was hopelessly in love when the demons that plagued me, she silenced, rendering them unable to torment me any longer.

I knew I was hopelessly in love when the demons that plagued me, she silenced, rendering them unable to torment me any longer.

Trust

I have trust issues
I wish we could go back to the days when I trusted you implicitly
The best I can muster now is benefit of the doubt
I’m not sure there’s a way back to the way we were