Laying Demons To Rest

Do you believe in demons?  I know I sure do. In saying that, I am not referring to supernatural demons….though I am not saying they do or don’t exist.  I don’t know if they do or not.  I am referring to the demons I, and everyone for that matter, carry within ourselves. I carried so…

Lovers Lane

As a kid, I didn’t make many trips out to the “Lovers Lane” in our area. I was soooooo awkward as a teenager when it came to dating.  For obvious reasons, I had a lot of confidence issues when it came to dating.  Now, don’t get me wrong, I tried to date.  Ultimately though, most…

Going Down?

As I worked on this picture, all I could think of was Aerosmith’s Love In An Elevator.  Remember the woman at the beginning with the simple words to Stephen Tyler? “Going down?” Well…its October and that means a new round of FaMESHed X and I am so grateful to be a part of this amazing event…

It Can’t Rain All The Time

Ever since I saw The Crow for the first time, this line has stuck in my mind…”It can’t rain all the time.”  Funny thing is…I had actually forgotten about this line and what it has meant to me recently. I have had some difficult things happening in my RL as of late.  Some of the things…

The Healing Power of Nature

I’m going to keep this one short tonight.  I didn’t get much sleep last night and had to be at the office early…so I am thinking an early night to bed tonight.  I wanted to share some good news before calling it a night though. For all of you who have been worried about me…

Demonized

One of the problems with being a part of any marginalized group is that, one way or another, you end up being demonized by others. The first time I experienced that feeling was when I started dating my ex-wife.  She was African American and, despite her intelligence and the way she carried herself in public,…