When Fears Become Real Life

When Fears Become Real Life

Every man and every woman that I have ever encountered has shared one thing in common.  They have all dreaded and feared becoming their mother or father.  It’s laughable- this one common fear that we all seem to share.  Where does it come from?  What does it mean?  Is this how it’s always been? I [...]

That Ugly Face

That Ugly Face

One of the hallmarks of my life (of which there seems to be many) is dealing with addiction.  My mom lost custody of my brother and I right before Christmas when I was 4 years old.  I’ve not forgotten that night, and the nights that followed.  Upon “getting” us back when I was 10 years [...]

One Size Heals All

One Size Heals All

As I sit here on my couch, under a very comfy blanket, drinking my coffee, I’m replaying a conversation that I recently had with my mom.  Without giving too much detail, there is just a lot of dark family history that spans the last forty years or so.  There is a lot of stuff that [...]

That Loving Feeling

That Loving Feeling

There are times when things just are not as easy as we expect them to be.  Times when it feels like literally the entire universe is just having its way with you, and you’re not even getting a courtesy spit out of it.  Times when all limits are being tested repeatedly.  It sucks. And that [...]