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northward.

All my life, I have grown up camping. I think it’s actually in my genetics. For my parent’s honeymoon, they went camping in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national park – for like a week. That’s how much they love it. The next two years in a row they backpacked in the Rockies at up to … Continue reading

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$30 wiser.

After watching a poignant recording of a conference detailing how to properly and shrewdly handle money, I have decided that I have not been wise in how I’ve been handling my money, and I want to make a great effort to change these habits. This will done by:1) Keeping a check register. Everything I buy … Continue reading

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the camera.

by Anis Mojgani The camera could erase all memories the people in front of it shared of one another. The young man in the dark uniform smiled at the young girl beside him. “Now I won’t have to remember the time we were in the car and I told you I still loved you and … Continue reading

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raison d’être.

“You know what’s a really pretty expression?” he said, “‘Raison d’être. It means reason for being. Isn’t that great? God es mi raison d’être.” “That is beautiful. Who told you that?” “I read it in a book. A little boy says it about the things that he loves.” “How wonderful,” I answered. “Yeah. that’s all. … Continue reading

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so was this.

I got the smoked ham for lunch today which I would never normally do, and bent my fork trying to cut it. But it was good. I had to make a really big decision today so I went into a little room where they store tables and chairs, and prayed. Then I received peace. I … Continue reading