Category Archives: aging

Thanksgiving for Every Wrong Move

Where would I be if I hadn’t broken every rule in the book? Hell, I think I threw away the book when I was five. Nothing about me or my life was ever normal or done by the rules. My … Continue reading

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Risk-taking or the Art of Being Scared Sh*tless

This morning even after a decent night’s sleep I feel like my guts are¬†twisted into a bow fit for a Christmas Lexus. I’m scared sh*tless. Questioning everything in a life that’s been predictable and comfortable for so long has the … Continue reading

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Full-Circle Snowboarding

I was a little self-indulgent today by attempting to re-create that snowboard photo many, many years later. It’s not in the exact same parking lot, but the idea is the same: being super-stoked about snowboarding! Today was the first day … Continue reading

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