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one step forward…

I feel like I should have seen this coming. I have a long and complicated history of burnout, as those of you who have been around here for a while probably already know. I bounce through jobs like a revolving door met a Ferris wheel and had a good old-fashioned frolic in the new-mown hay. This […]

I thought it would be easier…

Being home every night instead of away for two weeks to months at a time. Going back to school. Having a desk job. Being able to focus on my mental health, really focus on it, which has included being able to seek mental health treatment that wasn’t available to me while I was an over-the-road […]

choosing now

When I first asked my now-fiancx to marry me, it was half a joke, half a throw for the far future, some time when things were more stable or we had accomplished this that or the other thing. “If I’m very, very lucky, will you marry me some day?” Some day. The second time I asked them […]