Good stuff

This was good news weekend for me. On Friday evening we found out that Angela got a new job, and then Saturday morning one of my best friends, Jen, had her baby! Amelia Elizabeth Meyers came into the world at 3:38AM Saturday and mother and baby are both fine. That’s awesome! Obviously both Jen and…

Childhood memories

I read this post from Broken Glass and it really struck a chord with me. I don’t really remember my childhood either. Oh I could tell you a story or two about things that happened when I was a child, but most of them come from having heard the story from other people, I don’t…

Struggles

One of the common struggles for me is the feeling I have that no matter how happy I am right now, I’m inevitably going to do something eventually to screw it up and lose that happiness. That no matter how much someone loves me, I’m always “this” far away from not having it any longer….

On turning 34

Well it’s after midnight, so I guess that means this is now officially the 4th of July, and, my 34th birthday. It means that we get to wake up in the morning and prepare for the annual McBride family gathering at our house, which isn’t too bad. With that being an annual tradition, the 3rd…

Cherish the moments..

I’ve been thinking a lot about this idea, ever since I first heard about Darryl Kile’s death. Darryl apparently died of heart disease. He was 5 months younger than I am. You just don’t think about people 33-34-35 years old dying suddenly because of heart failure, but it does happen. For me, being right there…