on getting older and feeling “different”

While out on a Sunday afternoon walk with our furball Sammy, Mark said something interesting that's been brewing around in my head: "I feel... different." This was in context to a conversation we were having about why he might've caught a nasty cold, even though he took all the typical precautions to keep himself healthy [...]

the thing standing in the way of your dreams

This could be true for many people who feel as though there's something more out there for them to do, something that doesn't necessarily fit into the typical scripted societal progression that is widely accepted as the norm: Grow Up. Obtain Degree. Find Job. Get Married. Buy House. Have Kids. Let me start off by [...]