Amendment 4

The last time I was called for jury duty, the trial was for a young man charged with a violation of Florida Statute 790.23, otherwise known as “possession of a firearm by a convicted felon”. As with any jury selection, questions are asked of each jury member. Most of the time they are basic questions, … Continue reading Amendment 4

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THE POND

It’s always been weird to me how being in certain places can bring back feelings that I’d long thought were pushed aside and forgotten. I always think that, but the places always prove me wrong. Time and time again. My counselor (God bless her) recently moved to a new office. It’s nice and big and … Continue reading THE POND

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” —Ernest Hemingway

To anyone that knew the two of us, we could not have been any more opposite. As kids,  she played with dolls and loved dressing up and wearing makeup. I swung from trees and played with balls in the dirt. As teenagers, she caused absolutely no family drama and I created and caused enough for … Continue reading “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” —Ernest Hemingway