My Hopes and Dreams

My Hopes and Dreams

Milestones

I’ve been contemplating my hopes and dreams a lot lately. A few days ago, I asked Crystal why we celebrate the anniversary of the day we literally did nothing more than take our first breath. […]

Excellence is a habit

Excellence and Habit Building

Memoirs

Liz recently reminded me of how important excellence really is. Excellence Comes From… “Daddy, how come you make everything look so easy?” “I don’t think I do,” Cree answered carefully. “Every time you show me […]

Zombie Social Night

Memoirs

“You have got to get outta the house,” Crystal said. Seven days after a minor surgery, Crystal wanted him to to get out of the house. She loved him, but is inability to sit still […]

Happy Valentine’s Day 2020

Memoirs

“Did you get a reservation?” “Nope, sure didn’t, this should be fun,” Cree said, looking at the already cram packed entryway. “Name?” “I’m sorry,” Cree said, “we don’t have a reservation.” “No problem,” the unphased […]

Self-Help Night

Memoirs

Cree carefully stapled the target to the board and moved the target out. Then, thinking carefully through the new mechanics and fundamentals, Cree let the gun go bang. A tiny hole appeared in the center […]

Memoirs

Competition Night

“I’m okay,” Cree said, adding, “I’m kind of a beginner.” “That’s a lie,” Teresa said as she walked by. “Cree’s a Marine.” Liz giggled a little as she walked into the conversation. Cree quickly pointed […]

Study

Come and Partake of the Fruit

Cree rolled his eyes a little bit. Studying Lehi’s dream felt particularly difficult, and always had. Even when he was little, the dream made perfect sense from the beginning. However, it felt so repetitive. The […]

Memoirs

Group Therapy

The Range turned out to be a small warehouse in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Cree felt a twinge of excitement as he saw on of the ladies from the potluck cleaning night. Once inside, he was greeted […]

Study

I Will Go And Do

As Cree studied the first few chapters of the Book of Mormon, he began contemplating why it seemed the scriptures were written in story format for the most part. In each of the stories, there […]

Memoirs

Pistol Packing Ladies

You can rewire your brain to be happy by recalling at least three things you’re grateful for every day. His nerves were shaking furiously as Cree pulled up to an elegant looking in a cul-de-sac. […]