A Love Story

This thing is happening. Ready or not, parenthood here we come. Let's see, how do I best express the emotions I'm experiencing right now? Which phrase will sum up the combination of hormones, fear, joy, sadness and anticipation that is coursing through my being? There are a myriad of options, and not all of them…Read more A Love Story

Closing The Door

I previously wrote a blogpost in regard to reaching out to my sister, with whom I had lost touch with for about 8 or 9 years.  I had a difficult experience in contacting her, and this is an update to that situation.  It ended up being 12 days of waiting before I heard back from…Read more Closing The Door

A Family Lost: Reaching Out

As a soon-to-be first-time father, I have been reflecting on 'family'.  What does 'family' mean to me and what do I want to do with it?  Well, my situation is a bit tricky.  My father has three children, each with a different woman.  I am the middle child, with my brother being 8 years older…Read more A Family Lost: Reaching Out