Making a Hurricane Season

Mother Nature is an indecisive lady when it comes to planning out a season.Ok, well, that's not really true. Fact it, we as humans still can't predict with a high degree of certainty what weather will do to this planet. Though we've gotten a little better at predicting in…

Hand Turkeys, 'tis the season

The quintessential homemade decoration of Thanksgiving: the Hand Turkey.Ellie (4)What would a Thanksgiving be without the children making their annual Hand Turkeys? Nothing, that's what... nothing. It didn't dawn on me until today that I think I'll really miss the days of simple crafts for the holidays. As…

When an excuse isn't an excuse, but life as it is

A few weeks ago I began researching the realm of meditation, Buddhism, and the general act of trying to chill out. As of late, I admit that I've somewhat strayed from my "studies" as the hurricane season lingers on and life, in general, has added the extra burden to the…

A complete life from A to Z

Our life is similar to the alphabet, it's not complete unless it's complete. Honestly, I'm not trying to get all philosophical about life (however, if I am the first to say that, I'll take the credit for it).As I was commuting into work this morning, I noticed a sign…

Sometimes it's right in front of you

Most of us have heard the phrase "if it were any closer, it would've bit you," or at least some variation of this. I make a note of this because it dawned on me that looking afar for the answers isn't always the best way to go. Sometimes, that answer…

The territory of ryanerickson

The subject of today's The Daily Post was a tough one for me. The single word "prompt" was simply territory. Which moved my mind to immediately think of land, or better yet, country. A country. A country's territory.Nope. Too much political undertones to that one.But later this afternoon…