Drug-Induced Psychosis?

I’m kneeling down in a dried up creek bed. I’m at Ironwood National Forest. The area above the creek bed slopes upward and is dense with trees.  Bare tree limbs with no leaves hang down everywhere making it very difficult to traverse up the slope. It’s a comfortable, quiet night, about 2-3 o'clock in the…

An Epiphany! 

It's March 2011. Our family moves from Kentucky to Arizona. It will still be two years until I discover the strange, life-altering, pile of skulls over our wall. For now, it’s an exciting time in our lives full of anticipation and renewal.  We take with us all the good, love, and amazing experiences from Kentucky as we…

A Charmed Life

Prior to the beginning of my epic collapse, our family lives a charmed life.  I enjoy success in all my business ventures and we always have the things that make life comfortable and balanced.  My three oldest daughters say their childhood and growing up years are like a fairy tale, and they are. My wife is…

Below Rock Bottom

It's December 13, 2015.  I've just woken up freezing cold and laying on top of an old bookcase in my makeshift shelter in a secluded field.  I'm homeless.  I have no money, no phone, and no transportation.  I've lost everything in my life including my beautiful wife and 6 amazing children, my multi-million dollar business, all my income, close and dear friends, and my dream home.