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Whiskey Nights

twenty-one fresh and fragile I snuck into my mother’s makeup drawer threw on some name brand mask and clunked across the living room floor in the in-between life was lived in the car seat with the cigarette burns sidewalks under yellow street lamps in the shakes and pours of whiskey nights I met him among… Continue reading Whiskey Nights

Guest Posts · Life is a Highway

Home is where the Heart is

  I’ve heard it stated “Home is where the heart is.” I believe there is real truth to this statement. However, I also believe your heart can consider more than one place to be your home. Today I live in Topeka, KS with my beautiful family and we consider Topeka our home. But, I had… Continue reading Home is where the Heart is

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Long Trip Alone (Life is a Highway Vol. 6)

It’s a long trip alone over sand and stone That lie along the road that we all must travel down So maybe you could walk with me a while And maybe I could rest beneath your smile Everybody stumbles sometimes and needs a hand to hold ‘Cause it’s a long trip alone Maybe I could… Continue reading Long Trip Alone (Life is a Highway Vol. 6)

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Hometown Merry-go-Round (Life is a Highway Vol. 5)

“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” ― Maya Angelou, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes ~~~~ As much as I hate to write with stereotypes, I’ll be the first to admit that I am one. If you looked… Continue reading Hometown Merry-go-Round (Life is a Highway Vol. 5)

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Detours, Hookers and Rockstars (Life is a Highway Vol. 3)

Hey friend! Today’s post provides not only a catchy title (to be explained), but something way less serious than you’ve seen here recently and a fun continuation of the Life is a Highway series. Grab some snacks, put on your seatbelt and enjoy the ride. It won’t take long–it’s just a little detour. ~~~~ Detours… Continue reading Detours, Hookers and Rockstars (Life is a Highway Vol. 3)

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Flyover States (Life is a Highway Vol. 2)

Just a bunch of square cornfields and wheat farms, Man, it all looks the same, Miles and miles of back roads and highways, Connecting little towns with funny names, Who’d want to live down there in the middle of nowhere?  Written by Neil Thrasher and Mike Delaney ~~~~ I am blessed to work with people I… Continue reading Flyover States (Life is a Highway Vol. 2)

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Life is a Highway (Introduction and Vol. 1)

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” ― Erol Ozan Think about or tell me–how did your day start? Once the tips of your toes peeked out from the tangled and tousled blankets, what came next? Did you traipse down the hall to find the nearest bathroom? Steal the paper and a quiet little corner? Or… Continue reading Life is a Highway (Introduction and Vol. 1)