True to my ENFP nature, this will be somewhat non linear. I owe this idea to a writer and blogger friend of mine, Jessica, who created a sort of life history with a 10 memoir collection. Being the somewhat verbose contrast to her restraint, I capped mine at 16.
I decided on these specific pieces for two reasons. While they are random vignettes of life thus far, they are also nothing less than the defining events, in large part shaping who I am today. The good and bad, euphoric and soul crushing, hilarious and poignant, they are all here. Accessed with a click of the Read More button. Framed of course, by folk music. Trust me, it explains much. And does so in the intro piece, below left. If you're wondering, yes, there is an order to these. That would be as simple as top to bottom.
The Knife & Gun Club
What have I learned along the way? Being a paramedic has taught me a lot …
Things We Want To Say But Never Do
Being a gay man in my forties I’ve learned a lot, and this is my serious, satirical, anger inducing, and ultimately human long winded rant in the form of a personal add.on the personal add.
DAVID, not once, but twice
Today, at 48 I am for the most part happy, in the prime of a career I have found meaning in, and have even managed to find love again …