Are You An August Landmesser? I Hope So!

You may or may not have heard the name, August Landmesser. He was a German Shipyard worker expelled from the Nazi Party for marrying a Jewish woman. Having two children, both growing up in an orphanage, his wife was imprisoned and eventually died. August was forced to fight and died in the war. Reading his… Continue reading Are You An August Landmesser? I Hope So!

My Daughter Has Autism and That Is Hard to Say Out Loud

It’s official…my 16-year-old daughter is on the autism spectrum.  This is not really a surprise since for the last several years we have been to OT’s, special schools, psychologists, psychiatrists, etc.  So why announce this out loud now…because its for my own mental health. When raising children, you will do whatever you think is best… Continue reading My Daughter Has Autism and That Is Hard to Say Out Loud

Feeling the Agony of Defeat, Life After Divorce

Having a long conversation with my girlfriend the other day we started discussing where our future is heading?  Dating 5 years now, we have had an incredible relationship with lots of laughs, travel, adventures, etc.  She has watched my daughters grow 5 years older into their teens and has also experienced my daughters growing 5… Continue reading Feeling the Agony of Defeat, Life After Divorce

If You Relate to These 5 Things, Join the Club

Over the last year as I get closer to age 50, I am definitely experiencing signs of aging.  Not the signs you would think, but those little things that sneak up on you and then realize….oh crap I am turning into my parents.  So let us come together and see if you are part of… Continue reading If You Relate to These 5 Things, Join the Club