The Power of Unspoken Things

The Power of Unspoken Things

As a registered ICU nurse, I like to ask my elderly patients all sorts of important life questions. I ask them things like what was the best decade of your life? If you could do one thing differently, what would it be? and the one I find the most interesting: what is the key to […]

And to Ash We Shall Return

And to Ash We Shall Return

I try to take a few moments every day to think, or to not think, I guess. I try to clear my mind of all thought and just reboot my soul. Often times this is where my best thinking happens, well…shortly after. Lately these sessions have been overwhelmed with incredibly heavy, heavy thoughts.

In The Red

In The Red

The night before the fateful Las Vegas massacre, Bronwen and I were saying farewell to our home of 8+ years. We decided to take in a high energy rock and roll show and take one last ride on the High Roller, Vegas’ billion foot tall observational ferris wheel. What I took away from that night […]

Las Vegas Massacre – Two Perspectives

Las Vegas Massacre – Two Perspectives

Dane: Sunday, October 1 was supposed to be the day we left for our first travel assignment in Reno, NV. We were supposed to get up nice and early, finishing packing up the RV, and head to our new cozy home for the next 6 months. That didn’t happen.

Total Bedlam.

Total Bedlam.

So here we are. 14 hours away from no longer being homeowners. The goal that we set our sights on so many months ago is actually becoming a reality. Bronwen and I call this “burning the boat”. We have almost officially gotten to a point where there is no turning back, and with that comes […]

The River

The River

As I sat next to the crystal clear turquoise river that shapes the various waterfalls of the Supai Nation, and I began to think : is the river the water, or is it the rock beneath it? Is it the substance that flows over it constantly, always coming, always leaving? Or is it the solid, […]

Just a Feeling…

Just a Feeling…

This thought was had at about the half-way point of a 10 mile hike down into the Grand Canyon… If I could leave my children anything, tangible or not, I would leave them a feeling. The feeling you get when you first begin to hear the waterfall you’ve been hiking so long to see. The […]