Archive for August 2015

Fifty Years Later: What if my aunt didn’t pass away at five?

Today is a somber day for me.  Fifty Years ago, my Aunt Amy passed away.  I wasn’t born yet, in fact, I would exist for another 21 years. That doesn’t mean that I don’t feel a connection though. It was 1965 and my dad, his parents, his grandma and his two sisters were visiting a... Read more »

America's Growing Debt: A Reason We Use Drugs and Gamble

Over the past few years, I’ve really tried hard to figure out why some of the people around me just up and start using drugs or start gambling.  My dad, for instance, was perfect for 50 years.  Then around his 50th birthday, out of nowhere, I’m mean really no where he started using crack cocaine... Read more »