Tag Archives: moving on

i got a dog

I hear him tell me that he’s happy for me. That I’m doing the right thing, going where I belong. I hear her order me a celebratory drink, toasting my new adventure. One far different from the one I have … Continue reading

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at the end of the night

A flurry of phone calls, a dozen emails back and forth, a few trips up the road, and one surprisingly smooth meeting and I am on the road again. The memory of what feels like a thousand conversations presses against … Continue reading

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i hold it together

I hold it together. Or I try. In the months since I last wrote, I hold it together among the changes. The chaos of choices and regrets and joys and challenges ahead.  I hold it together when I take the … Continue reading

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tick, tick, tick…

Tick, tick, tick… Hands on the clock move too fast, pushing the crush of time along quicker and quicker and me along with it. Tick, tick, tick… Sometimes it feels like a time bomb. The moment of truth after a … Continue reading

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the long hallway

We say goodnight and the door closes behind me. I turn and stare down the long hallway towards my room. The one I’ve walked down countless times. But this time, it feels different. I feel different. This is the long … Continue reading

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like water

We stand on the porch as the clouds roll in. We watch them for several minutes before the rain comes. Suddenly, the air is cold and the rain pours down. I look at her and say, “I don’t know why, … Continue reading

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on and on

It can be so easy to second guess myself. A decision I make. The people I decide to love or hate. The career path to undertake. The messages I send. A split-second reaction in a training scenario. The list goes … Continue reading

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