Wayfaring Writer

Driven by a violent desire to write.

Philosophy of Dogs

Philosophy of Dogs

My family has always had dogs. I’ve had the pleasure of keeping company with nine dogs in my life, and I’ve learned a lot about them. Our last dog’s name was Jewel, a Golden Retriever. We were best buddies. Recently I started running and the neighborhood dogs follow me, begging for belly rubs or bringing […]

We Do Relationships Wrong

How We Do Relationships Wrong

This past weekend I went with a friend to watch the new Cinderella movie. I expected a fresh retelling of an old fairy tale, but I got a lot more than I bargained for. I’ve always been a little bitter and prejudiced against fairy tale movies because I thought they painted unrealistic portraits of relationships. […]

Quit Lying To Yourself

Stop Lying to Yourself

There are a lot of things that go through our heads everyday: schedules, lists, goals, and especially lies. Lies hold us back from a lot of things, but they especially hold us back from our dreams. How many times has a lie hindered you from pursuing something you wanted? We need to shut up and […]

Stop Making Excuses and Do Something

Stop Making Excuses and Do Something

As I sit here writing this blog post I feel like crap. My nose is running laps around the house and leaving me to clean up the mess. My mouth feels dryer than the Kalahari desert and I can’t stop coughing. It feels like someone shoved a baseball into my skull while I was asleep […]