40 Years Well Spent

On sandcastles, legacies, and the meaning of life itself.

Photo by Sean Oulashin on Unsplash

As of October 3, I am 40. Exactly 10 years prior, I woke up in a parking lot, homeless and carless and flat broke, about two hours before I ever cut my first check from writing.

Had you told me a decade ago that I’d find myself exactly here, I would’ve asked you to pass me your ketamine. Fun fact: I’d never…



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John Gorman

Yarn Spinner + Brand Builder + Renegade. Award-winning storyteller with several million served. For inquiries: johngormanwriter@gmail.com