I titled this "Part 1" because I am sure there will be more disappointment on this journey, and I am still trying to figure out the best way to deal with my frustration when I am disappointed. For me, actually owning an RV is a very big milestone for the progress of this journey. There … Continue reading What I Learned from a Lemons Race Car: Dealing with Disappointment, Part 1
"It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for – and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. It doesn't interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool – for love – for … Continue reading Here we are, together.
via Daily Prompt: Maybe maybe adverb | may·be |\ˈmā-bē also ˈme-\ : possibly but not certainly Maybe this won't work. Maybe we are making a mistake. Maybe we should wait until we retire. Maybe I'll die tomorrow. Maybe questions can drive a person mad. There is no certainty in life there are definitely no certainties … Continue reading Daily Prompt: The Problem with ‘Maybe’
Nearly twelve years ago I was finishing a cigarette and a thought at the same time. I even said the thought aloud, "Ian, you're going to do this." In February of '06 (spoken ought six) I embarked on the beginning of this journey when I boarded a bus to Navy boot camp. The first destination did not take … Continue reading This is all my fault…