Nine Years

"Sit up straight and look at me!" The welcoming committee had arrived at our van aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. Ever seen a 15-passenger van emptied so quickly? Actually, I don't know how quickly it was emptied since I was the third guy who got off. I can envision two or three... Continue Reading →

Another Year

Fall has arrived. It is October even though yesterday was February, or so it seems. October means a new Fiscal Year (FY) for those government and business types. A new FY brings new beginnings, new access to money, and is one step closer to Christmas. A new FY means October 1st; Walt Disney World's birthday!... Continue Reading →

30

Well, it looks like I made it another year around the sun and finally reached the big 3-0. Commence the joke fest in the comments below. I am continually blessed in life and was particularly blessed with the ability to visit family in North Carolina to celebrate. Several folks have asked me what it feels... Continue Reading →

Summer Vacation

The term "summer vacation" hits different this year. A lot of people have had to cancel or modify their planned events. I did not have very many plans, but I had an event in May get rescheduled twice. Hopefully things look better in October! No matter the inconvenience, I continue to be grateful that God... Continue Reading →

We Go On

Every December/January we ring in a new year knowing the next trip around the sun will be different. This year will be the year unlike any other. We are going to better ourselves by eating right, working out, taking time to reflect on ourselves, giving ourselves to the development of others, reading more, writing more,... Continue Reading →

Memories

All day yesterday I was trying to figure out why May 20th felt significant, but it wasn't until I saw a picture from four years ago it hit me. May 20, 2016 I travelled from Brevard, NC to Orlando, FL to begin a crazy adventure working at Walt Disney World. The very next day, on... Continue Reading →

Day 60

Normalcy is a word thrown around often and rightfully so. It is normalcy we are craving, desiring, and begging for as we continue living in the most unusual times. As we move forward, we are heading to a new norm; or a normal redefined. My honest opinion is that the foreseeable future will produce unusual... Continue Reading →

Not Going Back

If you have been keeping up with "The Wild Ride" then you know that life's journey has taken me to New Orleans. Didn't know that? Well then you can read about it in my previous post. For anyone curious about the road beyond FY20, I'm not currently planning on going back to Florida.   The... Continue Reading →

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