Blog Archive: Arroyo Grande

Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA

The Sun Sets on Arroyo Grande

As the sun sets this day, I grabbed my camera to catch, what I perceive as, the Sun setting on our time living here in Arroyo Grande. It shows beauty which I have enjoyed as long as I have lived here, spectacular colors which represent the wonder of the Central Coast, and the brightness just at the horizon which lets on the future is full of good things to come. I mention all this simile

What’s it like to be 14?

I can recall this day 14 years ago in vivid detail and remember with stark terror the torment I was in just before giving up for the last time. Surrendering completely. Surrendering honestly. Surrendering finally. The relief that overcame me was tremendous and welcome and all those things that come to mind when you realize your life is without prison walls … scary is also a word to describe the feeling. I will not go

I Am Now 54 & Couldn’t Be More Happy!

Today was not like any other day – it was my 54th birthday and expectations were I would wind up simply relaxing and nothing more. Boy was I sooooooooooooooo wrong! Thank you to all my family, friends and brothers in arms for your well wishes, gifts and cards (physical or otherwise) – you truly have made my day. A few statistics… Most wonderful connection – Cousin Carole stopped by (I hadn’t seen her in over

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