September 17, 2015

Step Fifty One

I deleted this post after months of letting it sit here, bothering me. It just had nothing to do with the purpose of this blog. At […]
September 11, 2015

Step Fifty

About a year ago, my entire focus was on … focus. I was doing everything in my extremely limited power to narrow my vision, tighten my […]
September 3, 2015

Step Forty Nine

Yeah. It’s me. I lied. Going “weekly” didn’t really work out like I thought it would. So I’m going “weeklyish,” as the mood and/or need strikes […]
August 26, 2015

Step Forty Eight

I can’t believe it’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast (not to mention huge chunks of inland Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi). When […]
August 20, 2015

Step Forty Six

I have a confession to make. I didn’t make the call. I was going to, but then rehearsal ran long, and by the time I got […]
August 19, 2015

Step Forty Five

It’s not that I don’t want to forgive my (former) friend. It’s that I really don’t want to forgive him. Yes, he’s sorry. Yes, he doesn’t […]
August 17, 2015

Step Forty Four

I can hold a grudge. Like, forever. I remember once being so angry with someone that we didn’t speak for over two years. To this day, […]
August 16, 2015

Step Forty Three

Some things you just don’t talk about. Even with your friends. If you want to keep them. Politics and religion – especially when combined – can […]
August 13, 2015

Step Forty Two

A few people have asked me (offline, of course) what’s with my sudden need to better understand friendship. Why, they wonder, can’t I just “be friends” […]