:TRIGGER WARNING: Talk of suicide. Five years ago I stood on a ledge. I mean this literally. I was in the parking garage of the hotel and casino I worked … Continue reading A ledge, a death, and finding myself.
Tomorrow, I turn 40, while most people freak out, my wife is one of them, I’m proud I made it this far. A few years ago, I was going … Continue reading Never too old
Our struggle to survive is equaled by whether we feel we should. At times of great struggle we’re bent in half, struggling to discover why we’re in a dark place, … Continue reading Struggle, Depression and Climbing from the Rabbit Hole.
It fell from the truck, rolling, flipping and resting on the edge of the water. It lay there against the shore, the water pushing it lightly against the bank until … Continue reading Deniability, Transcendental Meditation and Discovering Yourself.
We never think about when our loved ones leave us until it gets closer. It was 5:37, the phone pierced the early morning silence. Her hands unsteady, my mind racing, … Continue reading The Day I Almost Didn’t See.