Recent Entries

  • The Morning After I Killed Myself...

    Editor's note: From Tumblr to trauma blogs, this story has definitely made an impact all over the internet. It's touched hearts spanning several generations, including our Veterans -- I had read this story on another site advocating against Veteran suicide, and it blew me away.I contacted the a...
  • Resolutions Aren’t Rules — it’s OK to Break Them

    We make them every year, without fail. This year, let's make them stick.   Many people jump at the chance to make their life better at the start of the New Year. Setting goals like losing weight or quitting smoking are among the most common — but they’re also some of the most...
  • A Kid's Words to the Unknown Soldier

    A Kid's Words to the Unknown Soldier This was my entry to an essay contest prior to my class trip to Washington D.C. The winner would get to lay the wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. I don't remember how many people entered, I just know that I was floored (but pretending not to be, because...
  • Operation: All One Team

    Operation: All One Team   You’re withdrawing. You feel alone. You feel haunted. Sad. Maybe even angry. Some days are great, some are okay, and some are downright harrowing. You’re thinking, “It’s probably better I just keep this to myself,” right? Or, you&rsq...