In Dreams, Where I See You Again

I had a dream last night, and you were with me. I was in my wedding dress. You took my hand, and we had a dance, something fathers and daughters do every day at weddings all over the world. This dream was the closest I would ever get to realizing that feeling. Having one last…

Home For Christmas

I consider myself to be a connoisseur of Christmas music. As a child, I can still see myself sitting in the basement of our row house. Surrounded by the glow of our white Christmas tree, I listened to old 45s of Chuck Berry, Nat King Cole, The Drifters, and the Jackson 5. But of all…

Gilmore Girls, my Mother, and Grief

We didn’t do much when I was a kid. My Mother, my only parent had much to do in the course of the day. By the time the evening rolled around, exhausted she would collapse on the couch to watch television with me. Most of my earliest memories of my Mother include us on the…

I Don’t Care About Your Political Views

I can’t be the only the person who feels this way. I know it in my bones that there are other people out there. Other people who couldn’t care about what their friends think about Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton. It’s not that I don’t care about the election, I do. I’m just tired of hearing…

Stuff You Should Have Learned By Forty

I just recently turned thirty-seven, and I’m pretty excited about it. I’ve gained another year of experience under my belt in this game called life and for that I am grateful. Every year, I take a moment and take stock of my life. I review what I’ve learned, hard lessons that made my ass sore. …