Written by Dylan
Published on June 26, 2016


Skating Along

One of the biggest things that drew me to becoming a counselor, was an interest in hearing truth. Read more.

Taking Stock

I don’t know about you, but I really feel for those hard-working people at our local grocery store on a Saturday. Read more.


You may recall the song, “My Little Runaway,” by Del Shannon. Even though it’s a peppy song with a strong beat, it’s a bit sad. Read more.

From Purging to Pausing

If we have a home with a yard, we may want to cut away the underbrush when bushes are overgrown and choking off the new life. Read more.

On Black Boxes, Brains, and Being at Our Best After Trauma

If Captain Jean Luc Picard gets a little jumpy every time he sees a black cube, you have to forgive him. Read more.

Beyond Wishin’ and Hopin’

By the time you get to about 40, you start seeing what everyone who went before you has already warned you about. Read more.

A Need to “No”

We regularly encounter things in our lives that seem really hard to do. Read more.

Safe Harbor

When times are rough, there are few things better than being held in a beloved friend or family member’s arms. Read more.


I have this friend who shall remain nameless in this essay. He is the undisputed master of the terse reply. Read more.

A Meaningful Life

I am blessed to work with, play with, and teach lots of people who are past mid-life, many of who are WAY past midlife! Read more.