Posts Tagged "TJ Greaney"

Taxi Driver

I left the theatre wandering around the neighborhood nearby. I was transfixed on the characters from the movie. I was also in love. Not with a cute young girl from my high school class but the young girl in the movie. I was 17...

Criminal Activity and Oliver, Defining Your Heart

In 1968 I was 9. It was a simpler time back then, at least for a 9-year-old. No stress from too much television, no internet or video games, just life on life’s terms. That year an amazing film came out that captured my heart...

The American Sniper Dad & Hero

Since time began, the people who with their very lives have made a positive impact on society are offset by others who only wish they could make a real difference, and who instead complain, disagree and do battle. I am going to try to...

Don’t touch that it will burn you. So I did it anyway.

I don’t remember exactly how old I was, maybe 10 or 11. We had gone somewhere in the neighborhood on foot. But along the way we lit up a smoke. I don’t know where it came from, where the matches came from but we...

Hassle Holiday

I  have a great list of things that make me smile every time I think of them. My kids of course, my wife, some friends. There is also a list of things that I have heard or seen that can turn that frown upside...

Interstate Gas, God and the Panhandler

The interstate mega gas station was bustling with travelers filling up with fuel, coffee and snacks. Kids were rolling out of minivans to stretch, dads seemed tattered, moms working to control the scattering ankle biters. A wonderful element of the family road trip. In...

She Said Yes – HTL’s Note

She said yes. In a moment of disbelief, terror, confusion, fear, she said yes. While emptying out a bookshelf I have filled with random books I have read, ones I want to read and ones I will never read, I found one that I...

Happy, Happy, Happy – Journal Entry, Road Trip Tips

I have done my share of road trips – long drives where you just get bored out of your mind and want to pull your hair out, well I guess I would have to do something different nowadays, but…. I have sworn my life...