Clumsy Me!

(originally posted to facebook) On the scooter its always Ninja-level alert, 2-seconds to danger, and always wear a helmet, preferably my safety boots and jacket (which I left home on such a nice night). First, I am fine; except for leaving one layer of skin, and a whole lotta dignity out on East Bay Road. … Continue reading Clumsy Me!

Sinners & Saints: Wasting My Years

When your mate has PTSD or a history of trauma (or the like) they react to events beyond your control. In the end, I think, you cannot make sense of it. The victim of PTSD or Trauma experiences life events through such filters that skew their reality, but it is still their reality. If you … Continue reading Sinners & Saints: Wasting My Years

Moving On: My Upside Down Church

I'm unexpectedly leaving my congregation, UU-Clearwater. Not my denomination, Unitarian Universalists, just my local congregation. Like so often in my life, things seem upside down so I lost interest and I'm moving along. I love my denomination; we have “ethics” not dogma. Some members believe in Jesus, others Jehovah, some are atheists. Some consider the … Continue reading Moving On: My Upside Down Church

The Future: “To the Bride & Groom”

I'm attending a wedding rehearsal dinner, the wedding is today, and it overwhelmingly heartwarming. I had no idea what to expect. My role was to be an escort, and an observer; to enjoy myself and a sneak in a small vacation. This week has been simply wonderful. Here in Charlotte, in “the historical south”, this … Continue reading The Future: “To the Bride & Groom”