My Perfect Breakdown


A long time ago, over 18 years ago, an elderly gentleman missed a stop sign. His truck was travelling at about 110 km/hr (65mph). My family, in a much smaller car, was also travelling at the same right of speed.  My family did not have a stop sign. In an instant, one innocent mistake resulted in a t-bone collision. The truck hit my mom and sister directly.  My mom died instantly, my… Read More

One day my life changed. That day will forever be know as The Accident or The Car Accident.  Living members of my family, myself included, uses both terms interchangeably.  But it is always one of those two terms.  Always. There are three time frames in my life: Before The Accident. The Accident. After The Accident. No matter how you look at it, much of my life has been defined by The Accident…. Read More