WWW…World of Writing of Women.

I've been working on my [first] novel for about six months. I haven't done a complete page count, but I can safely estimate my progress at 100-120 pages so far. Like most books, my book has many characters, male and female. Of course, that didn't surprise me. It takes a lot to surprise me, in … Continue reading WWW…World of Writing of Women.

The Sober Life,

I decided that I'd rather write these words here, to you, then on Facebook or anywhere else. I need to place them somewhere. I'll keep it short. After seven months of living in a Sober House, then moving out and into a three-bedroom house, finally renting free and clear, like a grown-up, I might go … Continue reading The Sober Life,

Universe University, Not One Tear

To Myself, When I woke up this morning and made the discovery, nothing, not one tear. It happened just as I had expected, and all of the signs had warned me of. The knowing and the seeing can at times still seem like a curse instead of a necessary discerning qualifier. It's not that I … Continue reading Universe University, Not One Tear

Owning Your Shit Part 1, Keeping Your Power

Owning Your Shit, Part 1 Keeping Your Power This post is copied from my column. I write for the Adams County Drug Court Newsletter. My people, the recovering addict and alcoholic. I listen to their words, read their testimonials, and I feel their pain. Their struggle is my struggle. Not only is the struggle real, … Continue reading Owning Your Shit Part 1, Keeping Your Power