Monthly Archives: January 2011

Moved

Today was the last ‘big’ step in the aftermath of my father’s untimely demise.  It was moving day. Thanks to my night schedule at work, early mornings are once again a struggle for my brain to acknowledge.  And, yes, 7 … Continue reading

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Speech

Thank you all so very much for coming.  As I’ve talked to some of you this past week, I’ve come to realize that everyone thought as highly of my father as I did.  I love my Dad very much, and … Continue reading

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Today

Can’t sleep. In about nine hours, I drive out of town and to the town where my father was raised.  He helped at his father’s grocery store.  He graduated high school.  He raced cars at the Pawhuska Municipal Airport.  He … Continue reading

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My 2011 Starts Friday

2010 was a hell of a year.  In February, I returned home from my travels abroad as a better refined and defined version of myself.  I spent the next few months reconnecting with family, friends, and adjusting to being home … Continue reading

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Adrift

Went back to work today.  It was mostly good to get my mind on something else for a little bit.  I had several people come up to me throughout the day and offer their support.  It means the world to … Continue reading

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Grocery

I awoke at the crack of 8 AM today to drive out to the Reasor’s Foods store just north of Owasso.  I’m not used to getting up early anymore, and it took some doing.  Factor in that my apartment was … Continue reading

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Pieces

My life this past week has been a strange mix of tremendous sadness, fond reflection, and detached organization.  This post is a bit scatterbrained, but so am I. As I mentioned before, I’ve been working at getting things straightened out … Continue reading

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