Category: Stories

Worth the Wait

Worth the Wait

For the first three years of my driving life, I drove a really crappy car. I had expected and hoped for a nice, sensible, modest five-years-or-so-old car, but instead I got what I could afford: a ‘92 Grand Prix that…

The Day a Deputy Showed Up Looking for Me

The Day a Deputy Showed Up Looking for Me

Yeah, never thought I’d be writing that headline. I am the biggest rule-follower there is. I floss regularly. I wear my seat belt. I remain seated with my seat belt fastened until the captain has turned off the Fasten Seat…

If I Can Live Through This, I Can Do Anything

If I Can Live Through This, I Can Do Anything

Fall Out Boy released a song a few months back that I completely resonate with. It’s the perfect gym anthem, it’s a great song to wake you up without the use of caffeine, and its simple lyrics are quite possibly…

The Day That I Was Healed

The Day That I Was Healed

Almost three years ago I was shuffling my weak self from appointment to appointment at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, undergoing every test imaginable in a week-long attempt to solve the extreme exhaustion and plethora of accompanying health issues I’d…

Mayday

Mayday

May 1st is meaningful to me. I don’t think anyone else really knows its significance – not my closest friends, and probably not even my parents, who were there with me on the balmy Florida day when this journey all…