This morning I was taught a pretty good lesson by a 4 year old… We all have sayings like, “Don’t hold my past against me.” or “It’s a new day to start over.” and we like fresh starts. Nobody wants to have things from our past dredged up and used against us when we feel […]Read More From the Mouth of Babes
Happy national cancer survivors day! Being a survivor doesn’t mean you’re in remission or cured. Being a survivor just means you’re alive. You’re LIVING. Even with terminal cancer, you can be a survivor as long as you’re continuing to live life. I don’t mean just taking breathes, either. I mean actually living and being an […]Read More National Cancer Survivors Day 2020
Yesterday we had our primary and local elections in South Dakota. Why does voting for your local dog catcher matter? You’re seeing why right now. Every single person in every position plays a role. It’s critical to vote. I won’t go so far as to say that if you didn’t vote you can’t complain. I […]Read More Don’t just vote. Educate yourself first or don’t vote.
As I am working today I’m listening to the police scanner for the Minneapolis/St. Paul area where I’ve many months out of the last two years and I’ll be honest, it terrifies me. It terrifies me for several reasons. For starters, we’ve been through this as a country and yet history is repeating itself. What […]Read More History Repeating Itself
If the world was blind, how many people would you impress? That’s a pretty powerful question to me. It takes away so many things, so many “accomplishments” that we think of. Suddenly, my missing leg and being out and about isn’t a big deal. “Oh, your jumping in a bouncy house with your daughter… great…” […]Read More What If the World was Blind?