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When will my own voice outweigh my mother’s voices?

My mother called me two days ago to provide me with some unsolicited advice about a sensitive subject. After she was finished, and after we said our goodbyes, my mother’s unsolicited advice and her resolute voice resonated in my head. 393 more words


Brushing Off Dead Skin

It seems to me that cutting, hacking away, and even forgetting… are all essential.

Maybe to life itself, definitely to writing. You’ve got to be able to exist in the present without getting bogged down by whatever came before. 243 more words

Streams Of Thought

Authenticity Barometer

Ever so often, I need an honest sounding board. For me that sounding board is three hours time difference and only a phone call away. 1,156 more words


main stream or what?

Usually, I’m not the ‘weak and insecure’-whining kind of type. (At least I try not to be) I’ve grown to know what I’ve got and to work that s*§/$. 721 more words

coming home, taking the reins

First- the duck ladies are beginning to lay eggs RIGHT as I returned from my trip! 60 eggs Thursday, then 120, 177 and then 250 today. 1,396 more words

New Farmer

When I first lost my self

I have almost 80 days of continuous sobriety.  I feel different than I ever have before – despite having had over two years sober at one point. 720 more words