Today’s Jam: You Are Not Alone…… Honest

Sometimes, a song catches you so off guard that your visceral reaction to it makes you catch your breath as it’s ripped from your lungs. This was one of those songs. I know I’m not alone out here, but sometimes it feels that way. (As I was writing this, another song just blew through me…

nuestra vida juntos, creo en ti.

I hope you can hear me. I’m still here.

Looking Back

Saying Goodbye to Portland – I’ve had so many highs and lows over the last 30 years in the City of Portland.

Life is what happens when you make other plans…

I couldn’t think of any other way to title this post. If you’ve been reading here for a while, you know that I was/am about to embark on a journey to Pittsburgh. I am still leaving Portland. I am no longer moving to Pittsburgh. I cannot reveal where I’m moving to yet, there are still…

Today’s Jam: It’s a Slow Burn

This song randomly came upon my radio. Immediately I found myself focusing on the words. That’s the power of a good song and I believe wholeheartedly that the universe puts things in your life that you need to see at certain junctures of your life. This song is one of those: I’m alright with a…

Today’s Jam: Cause I Love You

This song, recently released, is from one of my new favorite obsessions. You should obsess over it, too. This song from Lizzo, Gives me life, slays me dead, then takes me to meet Jesus. Well worth a listen!

Today’s Jam: It Hurts

There are so many times in my life that I’ve had to approach things methodically, in my head, heart be damned. So many times I’ve had to just press on, this song helps me to remember that there are times where my head needs to be reminded that my heart cannot be left behind. Even…

You Matter To Me.

I often write of friendships. Those relationships I’ve built, curated, nurtured, celebrated, and loved (and lost) over the many years of my life are all a part of who I am today. Who I’ve become, how I’ve grown, and how I view the world. But, the truth is, I wouldn’t be who I am in…