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The 35th Birthday

Today would have been Andrew’s birthday. I “celebrated” by going to work & having dinner with a friend. There were no balloons, no gifts, no cake. 1,125 more words

Sea of Bitterness (Excerpt)

The sharp edge of the stiletto heel thrust upward, toward the pale sky. The shoe was overturned, and crusted with dried mud, faded and gray, like a dead riverbed. 1,070 more words


Apathetic whore,  give me  something more
Search out the spring, reflect your fear.
Tear apart the world you hear,
And give yourself some leverage in between… 72 more words



My father in law passed away late  last week and this week we had his funeral and burial. It’s been a crazy month. It’s been one of the most difficult months since Dday- and because I use Dday as a defining event in my life, I quickly realized that my father in law’s burial took place exactly 19 months after D- day. 451 more words

Losing a Pet.

I should probably lighten these blog posts up at some point but this one is pretty much the root of my self-deprecating way of thinking. So.. 1,345 more words

Did you ever have just one of those days? Well the slow slide into depression has begun and after months of unrealistic optimism, every day seems to feel like one of those days.  383 more words