Happy Thanksgiving 2021

I have so much to be thankful for; if I begin making a list, I'll be late for dinner. The shortlist: I thank God and my sobriety for everything. I hope and pray all of you to have a fantastic holiday. Thank you all for helping me read and write my way through the past … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving 2021

The Tomato Plant [Re-post]

Not an excerpt. Simply a conversation between two characters from my Novel. After a quiet dinner, Soloman and Shelby walked the path to the treeline and back, where they dropped into the loveseat on the porch. Only one hour past sunset, the temperature had already dropped by nearly twenty degrees. Soloman leaned over and kissed … Continue reading The Tomato Plant [Re-post]

Damages [Spring 2019]

This was one of my first pieces of writing. At the time, I was still in my first year of sobriety. Title: DAMAGES Avoiding pain is natural. In fact, that's why it's there. Pain is a signal to the brain, informing us that something is wrong. Through our efforts to avoid the uncomfortable, we protect … Continue reading Damages [Spring 2019]

Dream Journal Crash Report [Japanese Language]

For more than 18 months, I've been journaling my dreams upon waking up. I've labeled this experiment [The Crash Report]. For this process to work, I must put my thumbs to my cellphone as soon as I open my eyes. Otherwise, the majority of my dreams fade into oblivion within seconds. Possibly due to the … Continue reading Dream Journal Crash Report [Japanese Language]

Sleight of Hand

Imagine yourself rolling down the street with a friend. You are the passenger, and you're cruising through a residential area. You begin to perceive a slight uncertainty within the vehicle. Your friend's mannerisms transform into moderate anxiety. You can feel it coming; the car is approaching someone or something. Then it happens. The driver points … Continue reading Sleight of Hand

My Personal Evolution

A Journal Introduction From stinging monster, soaring eagle, and phoenix rising, I have evolved through the ranks of Scorpio, ultimately emerging from the ashes of decay. When I proceeded to begin blogging two years ago, I had only recently returned from the land of the dead. Or, as some may see it: The drug world. … Continue reading My Personal Evolution

Okay Fine, I Did See It Coming

A few years ago, during my running and gunning days, I often questioned my destiny. More specifically, would a life of loneliness and solitude not only be necessary but desired. Following years of pain and tragedy, I was prepared to spend the remainder of my life alone. My mindset was clear. I must live out … Continue reading Okay Fine, I Did See It Coming