This is another article dedicated to firefighters everywhere and inspired by my cousin Mike B. Thank you once again for all that you do. (more…)
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I’m sure there are a lot of people that are wondering what that title means. Here’s the short of it: One lives in the dark while the other one lives only in the daylight. They are both medical conditions that affect people that have worked different shifts throughout their working lives. (more…)
Thank you, Mike L, for your inspiration!
There are times in life when a merry-go-round sounds so simple. You can jump on a horse or other character that goes around in a circle until the vendor says it’s time to quit. It goes up and down and you hear the carnival music that goes with it. It’s fun. It’s tame. It’s safe. But for some of us, it isn’t that simple, but rather the memories that we have of the real animals that are depicted on that ride. (more…)
This post is dedicated to the many victims of cancer, their families and the survivors that give us the inspiration to find a cure. Most notably to a survivor that has given me the inspiration to share this story: Mike L. Thank you, Mike.
A physical is just a physical, right? Nothing to worry about. You get some blood work done, possibly an EKG for your heart and you might get an x-ray for your chest or even some scope testing for your colon or your stomach. That’s totally routine. So you go through all of that unpleasantness and then wait for your doctor to give you your clean bill of health. You did all that is recommended in taking care of yourself. (more…)
There are times that you have to wonder what your soul really says about you. Does it ever really reveal itself to other people? I would guess that it doesn’t always come out of the corner it hides in. Usually, it hides under a blanket that says, “I don’t care,” or one that says “Go away.” But what are the thoughts that are under that blanket? (more…)
I recently watched a television show about “Gypsies” and the nomadic life that they have. Quite frankly, the excitement of going from place to place and seeing so many different things seemed to be a great way to live. But then I had to wonder how they make a living. I guess that’s the down-side of that type of life. (more…)
There are times when you see something that you simply cannot wrap your thoughts around. You cannot believe it is the message that you are seeing or hearing. Those times can raise doubt in the human mind. Is this something important or is it just rhetoric to sway an opinion? (more…)