The Season

The holiday season is different for me every year, it seems. When I was young, there was anticipation, joy, wonder, and so many other things. As I got older, some of those feelings were replaced by sadness and loss as the season reminded me of family members who might be out of reach or gone … Continue reading The Season

Veteran

Veteran's Day is an interesting holiday. To some, it is an excuse for an extra vacation day. I dare to stereotype some of them and say that these individuals have not served their country, nor have they likely been close to family members who might have. They might recognize the service and sacrifice of our … Continue reading Veteran

Hunters

There are many moments in our lives that can be defined as that step into true adulthood. For some people, it is graduation or the 18th birthday - often lumped together as they are used interchangeably. For others, it is the first job, the first serious relationship, engagement, marriage, children, etc. There is the first … Continue reading Hunters