Stacked Up High

Stacked up high to my neck are these blocks of moments; where my brain storming the day she departed is torment. So instead I forego it. And in reality, I’m just learning how to be happy again. Learning how to forget certain things and as for others…to start remembering. Learning daily to resist the urge […]


I think at some point if someone had just told me, “You are watching your girlfriend die.” I would have adopted a whole different attitude at the onset of the second diagnosis. Perhaps a dose of reality with a shot of hypnosis. It returned exactly one year and one day after the first cancer was […]

An Open Letter To YMCA Camp Jorn’s Board of Directors

Nestled in the woods of Manitowish Waters, WI exists a place I’ve always considered a home away from home. Camp Jorn holds a special place in my heart. I distinctly remember my first journey to the Northwoods. How it was the first time I’d ever been away from home for more than a few days. […]