Thursdays, Dad and the Woolly Worms

As long as I can remember in my life my Dad has had his own special way of predicting winters. He believed he knew the science behind this and served as an almanac of sorts. He would go on and on in the fall about the Woolly Worms. What is a Woolly Worm you may …

This is the year..

The entire goal of this year is simple in theory but difficult in practice: give myself a fucking break. Physically, mentally, emotionally. I will have two major surgeries within 8 months of each other. Foot surgery came first. Just as I was nearing the end of the walking boot stage, I needed a correction/additional surgery. …