life, philosophy

The Battle

Welcome folks. It’s been a while since I posted something, and I’ve had some deep thoughts I want to share.So much has been happening in our society in 2020, and reports everywhere make it sound like the sky is falling. It’s difficult to decipher what is true and what is false. Is this more “chicken little” paranoia, or are we really getting toppled by the falling sky?

Why is it that some people feel they can control everything? From celebrities defying the aging process, to the weather, to a virus, to human behavior—at times it seems like certain folks think they can cheat death itself. Why do they believe they can bend everything to their will? Continue reading “The Battle”

blogging, life

How did we Meet?

Have you ever met anyone online that became a good friend? If you’re a blogger, I’m guessing you probably have.

Continue reading “How did we Meet?”

life, philosophy, thoughts

Daily Prompt: The Road Less Traveled

cabin road wm

This Daily Prompt, The Road Less Traveled, was from July 2nd, 2013. Just a little heads up, this topic is a very personal one, but something is calling me to share it.

I actually wrote an article about my road less traveled several years ago, but it’s too long for a blog post at 1,900 words. So, here is just the beginning of that article.

Continue reading “Daily Prompt: The Road Less Traveled”

life, thoughts

Best Laid Plans


We must be willing to let go of the life we planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. ~ Joseph Campbell

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Has anyone ever had their plans go awry? I don’t mean plans where you’re supposed to meet a friend for dinner and your car won’t start. I’m speaking of an entire life taking a sharp turn onto a completely foreign road. Continue reading “Best Laid Plans”

life, poetry

Savannah

by Lori (L. Virelli)

It’s been twenty years
since we first started.
Almost twelve since we stopped.
Those dozen years mended our pain.
Then, just when we think
we’ve put you out of our minds;
we see her.
She looks like you might’ve looked.
Her name is Savannah,
the name your daddy would’ve
picked out for you. Continue reading “Savannah”