Category: Grief

Buffalo Stance

I need to catch up on our posts, I am behind but will spare you with the excuses and just get to it.  We finished up our park adventure, and over the next few blog posts, I will be recapping some of the final highlights. One of my favorite moments from our last weekend trip (and maybe even the entire summer) was our trip to Prairie State Park.  

Redemption Song

I pledge this to you Dion, wherever you are: I will wake up each day and venture down the most authentically “us” path. I will search high and low for what ignites the passion in me.

The tide is high

It’s coming up on a year since we lost my brother-n-law, and our families’ world has changed so much since our return from Hawaii, it’s hard to even think about what the world was like before that. By this time last year, we had… Continue Reading “The tide is high”

Here comes the rain again

I have been talking about changing priorities and changing our lives, and sometimes it all seems very conceptual new age hippy crap but this, this is it. This particular weekend the rain came and could have washed out all the fun, but we adapted, we changed, we enjoyed the moment. We lived in it.

Always on my mind

My wife, Shannon is taking over the blog today to talk about how grief and anxiety has impacted her, and how she is working to move forward.

​On the road again.

After months of struggling with grief and sadness, we decided to focus on what we love, the great outdoors. Follow us on our journey as we hit the road and go to all of the Missouri State Parks!

Two tickets to paradise

I have been sitting here trying to figure out what my first blog post will be.  What should my style be? What tone should I use? All that kind of stuff is bouncing around in my mind, and starting seems very overwhelming.  For weeks… Continue Reading “Two tickets to paradise”