A friend asked for a chest shot, so I had to accommodate. I want to get a little more artistic with my shots but self-shots are not always easy to do that with. So for now I will have to settle with these types of poses.
Maybe, it's the color of the sun cut flat And coverin' the crossroads I'm standing at Maybe it's the weather or something like that But mama, you been on my mind
I don't mean trouble, please don't put me down, don't get upset I am not pleadin' or sayin', "I can't forget you" I do not walk the floor bowed down an' bent, but yet Mama, you just on my mind
Even though my mind is hazy an' my thoughts they might be narrow Where you been don't bother me or bring me down in sorrow It don't even matter, where you're wakin' up tomorrow Mama, you just on my mind
When you wake up in the mornin', baby, look inside your mirror You know I won't be next to you, you know I won't be near I'd just be curious to know if you can see yourself as clear As someone who has had you on his mind
One of my favorite Bob Dylan songs. Such an incredible melody and really heartfelt.
If you want to hear my favorite ve…
The other day I was feeling pretty depressed and down about several things in my life. Some of which I will never mention to anyone else, demons that I have to work through myself and with the help of my therapist.
I snapped at my daughter, snapped at my wife, telling them both that I was on edge and just needed to find a quiet corner to reflect in before I could be involved in any conversation they were having.
The reasons for this are mine alone. These stem from decisions I made over the past year and the consequences of my actions. I am hurt, I am depressed, I am stressed at both work and home and realized that it was my own doing and nothing that anyone else had caused.
And in that time of my worst emotions, my wife told me everything was going to be okay.
I almost broke down in tears, because I can never really tell her the reasons I was feeling the way I have been. It would just hurt her too much for me to say. But it was in that moment that I realized that no matter what I hav…
The realization that I have not written anything of substance in the past year has been weighing on me recently.
I have been preoccupied to say the least but not without adventure.
A few months ago I started seeing a therapist. I was thinking I needed a life-coach but don't put much weight into that concept. I am not depressed or anxious. I just need focus and direction.
There have been a lot of things that I have been questioning over the past few years. I have also been so incredibly busy that I almost need to cut back on some of the things that I have volunteered for.
In an effort to regain focus or at least try to center my life again I decided to revisit the blog. Something that I have been wanting to do for the past few months, but have had limited success. Part of revisiting has led me to look at some of the people, influences, and friends that I have had over the last 10 years and have been thinking of trying to reconnect with them.