People watching…

I spend a lot of time commuting to and from work. A 35 mile drive in southern California traffic can take what seems like an eternity some days. Most of the time, it doesn't get to me. I crank up the music, dance in my car, make phone calls, (hands-free of course) etc. Today was …

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Inch by inch…

To elaborate on my previous post about taking steps, I thought I'd share the results from the last time I took a huge leap of faith. For years, I worked in a job I was really good at. The job was easy for me but had social components that killed me in so many ways. …

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Prove it…

The problem with words is how powerful or meaningless they can be. This is true in so many different situations. A story of strength through adversity can inspire strength in the weak. Words spoken on finding love or losing it can make one believe in love even if they haven't experienced it firsthand. Reading or …

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Heartbreaker

I've been very lucky in life. I've found love almost as easily as I've given it. That being said, as many know, with the mountaintops of life come the valleys. Although I've loved much, I've also endured a lot of heartbreak. When my life takes a trip to the valleys it is easy to get …

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A failed experiment to stop crying

Have you ever cried for enough time that you realize the amount of time you've been crying? That happened to me today. I cried for so long that I looked at the clock, did the math and thought, "oh my God why can't I stop crying?" *Note: it took longer than expected to do the …

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5 Reasons Halloween is Super Awesome

Since Halloween is upon us this week, I would like to share with you all the list of reasons why it is my favorite holiday. Reason #1: It is fun. It is the one day of the year that you can dress up and pretend to be anyone you want to be. Unless you're lucky enough …

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Excerpt from my work in progress…

For those who have been asking about my book, I wanted to give you a very small excerpt from the first chapter. I can't give too much away just yet. Biggest reason... what fun would it be reading the book if I put too much of it here on whathadhappenedwasss.com? "I took the envelope, unopened and …

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The book… The letter

For those of you who've been asking about the status of my book, here is an update. The Letter is coming along well. The story is centered around a letter that changed my life, and quite possibly who I am entirely. The story itself has not been an easy one to write, or tell for …

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You are the father but you most certainly are not a dad

As father's day approaches this year I can't help but think about family and what that means to me. I come from a modern family with challenges of it's own. Like all families, we have our ups and downs. Some days are lovely filled with laughter and smiles. It even seems like there are birds chirping …

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