My mind is mush from all that is going on in my life. So let me just share a few photos and thoughts. We spent the first night in our new house. It felt strange and I missed the echoes of our lives that filled our home in Paradise. I always will, and I suppose [...]

I am doing something kind of strange, I guess, for a gentlemen of my age. You see, I work around college students in an effort to support their academic and often, mental, well being. I did not pursue a doctorate degree instead choosing to stop my formal education with a Masters of Science in Accountancy. [...]

We are the official owners of a house, horse stables, barn, shop and 5 acres. Realizing that it will probably be years before we can rebuild in Paradise and knowing that this wonderful travel trailer is going to be awfully hot to live in during the summer, we decided to buy a place in a [...]

I haven't been very musically inclined lately, so I started thumbing through (literally using my thumb) some old music files on my IPhone... stuff I had recorded just messing around at one time or another. I am not a fan of my voice, but with one song I recorded, Rainy Day People by one of [...]

As of this morning, I have meditated, briefly, for 16 days in a row. That might not seem like much of an accomplishment, but honestly, there isn't many postive habits I have stayed with for 16 consecutive days, certainly not going to the gym. My mind is like a constant display of very short movie [...]

If you told me on November 7th that nearly my entire town of Paradise, Ca would burn down, I wouldn't have believed you. You were right though. If you then told me on January 9th that a fellow blogger would nominate me for a Sunshine Blogger Award, I would have said, "Yes, when pigs fly." [...]

Not too far from where we are staying, temporarily, is a wonderful preservep where the birds of the Pacific Flyway take their winter vacations. We took a casual 2 mile walk today and I pulled out my cellphone to take some photos. I think I am going to invest in a real camera. There is [...]