After filing for divorce in 2014 and moving back to Japan for another two years ... this time alone, I discovered GISHWHES (the Greatest Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen). While I only participated in a few items my inaugural year, I was bitten and smitten with the creative, good-vibes-inducing, mayhem-creating fever that was… Continue reading Do you GISH?
Celebrating 19 Years in Solitude
Good evening, All! I have neglected this blog recently. My intentions were to write weekly, but alas I let time get away from me. This past Friday, I celebrated 19 years of Active Duty Navy service. After catching up on some work (although we were given the day off), I strapped on the trusty snowshoes… Continue reading Celebrating 19 Years in Solitude
Finding Serenity Just Shy of Home…
Last month I returned to my home state of Oklahoma for the first time since my mother passed in 2015. Weeks leading up to the trip, I started to become quite anxious. While I looked forward to seeing my family and friends, there was an"edge" that kept creeping up, increasing personal doubt, fear, and resistance. … Continue reading Finding Serenity Just Shy of Home…
Conversation with My-selves (Part 1)
This morning I woke startled to no alarm and immediately began to freak out. I had less than 2hrs to get to the New Years Day "Drouthy Bear Set the Pace 5K" in Camden, Maine - 65mi from my home. What a great way to start the New Year! Then "my-selves" started their familiar internal… Continue reading Conversation with My-selves (Part 1)