Monthly Archives: October 2013

Evel Knievel

Jason had one arm wrapped around the toilet and the other wrapped around the dog. He was crying, vomiting and lamenting about his step sister losing the clothes from his Evel Knievel doll. “Honey, Je’re stole my Evel Knievel clothes … Continue reading

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The Demon in My Arms

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The DTs

Although many of these stories focus on the devastating effect my parents’ drug use and alcoholism had on us three kids growing up, it’s just as sad to look at my mother and recognize how deeply her alcoholism affected her … Continue reading

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In Love With This Beautiful Man

Artwork by my amazing son

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Queen

My finger was the size of an Italian sausage and had attained similar coloration- black, brown, purple and shiny blue. I had spent the previous day helping Bob wire a house and had hit my middle finger directly with a … Continue reading

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A Space All My Own

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My Chance to Show Coco Webber Who Was Boss

Ok here’s a happy one…. for the crying masses. I do not believe in coincidence and think all our encounters and interactions support our purpose. I don’t believe our purpose is fixed but rather morphs into our own time and … Continue reading

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The Crowd Pogoed and Swayed in Celebration

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