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unlocking level 44

august 30 is mi cumpleaños. no, i’m not spanish. but i took two years of spanish in high school and two in college, so i have to use it somewhere. (and i’m too scared to use it at a mexican restaurant in fear or what i might order or how… 

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sometimes you just have to lean

my heart is heavy today. it’s a mournful playlist kind of day. some sting, some mumford, some random songs that talk about sadness, storms, tough times. songs that will be on endless loop. there’s a lot going on in my world right now. lots of questions, uncertainty. there’s a lot… 

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breathing life

the other day i was listening to my friend andy update me on what’s been going on in his life over the past six months. and as he spoke, i realized there was something very different about this conversation that many of the conversations i have every day. and the… 

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not who i was

today is my 43rd birthday. i’m really not ashamed of my age. in fact, i’ve been sort of embracing it. instead of hanging on to my youth, or wishing i was still in my 30s (i will admit, they sure were good), i really like being a fortysomething. i feel… 

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superfriends

i’m in my 40s and i still love the old school superheroes. specifically the DC heroes—Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, etc. i’ve been known to wear a justice league shirt or two. i grew up on comics. some of my fondest memories from my childhood are of my grandmother taking… 

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mr. irresponsible

it’s 6:35 am and i’m wide awake. if it was a normal work day, that wouldn’t be a big deal. but it’s not. i’m on vacation. with my family. at the beach. today is a big day at work. a project i’ve been working on for months launches today—without me…. 

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the day i started sinking

About six years ago, I was given the opportunity of a lifetime, the opportunity to write a book. Now some people fight and clamor and sell the first-born to get noticed by a publisher, but my opportunity came through a very generous person. He was asked to write a book… 

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not here

I so don’t want to be here. I know I said, “God I want this,” but it looks nothing like I thought it would. Everything within me wants to go some place else. And anytime I try, I get about halfway and realize, what’s the point? It’s not going to… 

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