Looking Ahead. With the Heart.

This has been such a hard blog to write. Once we put something out there on paper/blogland it somehow holds us to accountability, but I've done the "looking WAY back," "looking back" and now it's time to set nostalgia aside for a minute and take a deep breath to look ahead. This is not a … Continue reading Looking Ahead. With the Heart.


Written September 11, 2015 (www.alanandjackie.blogspot.com) Freedom (photo credit: http://www.wtcnc.org/tag/world-trade-center-building) I will never forget. I was 19. I had two jobs. I worked for my grandparents construction company and I had just helped my mom and stepdad launch their new business venture. It was 7am on that Friday morning and as I walked into the workplace I … Continue reading Freedom

One Year Later Part 1: Looking (Way) Back

I’ve been writing this post in my head for weeks. Continually putting off the inevitable. Pushing the words back down as they’ve dared to break the sound barrier and be spoken into existence. Reflect: To think deeply and carefully about something or someone. synonyms: think about, give thought to, consider, give consideration to, review, mull … Continue reading One Year Later Part 1: Looking (Way) Back