Monthly Archives: November 2011

Hello, my name is Parry

Hello, my name is Parry Skinner, and on April 1st, I am going to ride across America on a bike with my dad, Thomas Skinner. At the moment, that is all I can think about. Every morning I get up, … Continue reading

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My Veterans Day 2011

Memorial Day, 2011 I am battling with PTSD with no relief or hope of any kind in sight. The symptoms of PTSD definitely have the upper hand, putting myself and everyone around me in a living hell.  Nothing will ever … Continue reading

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You can run but you can’t hide

In my last blog, “Recovery ‘Aha!’ Moment,” I talk about the healing I am experiencing and the progress I am making with PTSD.  I read it again and I can remember the hope and the sense of accomplishment in how … Continue reading

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Recovery “aha!” moment

  As I sit here thinking about the last year, I feel so thankful for all of my friends — the ones who have listened to me for hours and the ones who have just followed me on Facebook and … Continue reading

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Thank you, Eau Claire County

I presented “What Comes After Welcome Home” at Peace United Church of Christ in Fall Creek, Wisconsin, tonight.  I’d like to say a big “thank you” to all the people in Eau Claire County who have made the last few … Continue reading

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My comfort zone

In other blog posts, I have mentioned that I was a commercial truck driver on our nation’s highways for well over a million miles.  Living in my semi, always on the move, was so very comfortable for me.  It allowed … Continue reading

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