749 Days

It’s been 749 days since we enjoyed our last normal week. 749 days since my son arrived home from college in the middle of the night, the truck packed with his belongings. 749 days since Veruca’s school announced a “temporary”closure. 749 days since Todd moved into his home office and dissolved into what seemed like … Continue reading 749 Days

Origins

The damage was already done (Continued from previous post) One of the recent roadblocks in my writing has to do with oppression. Revisiting the past for my current writing reawakened the ways in which I tailored my writing toward the end of the marriage. It stems from a violation of my trust over twenty years … Continue reading Origins

Running on Empty

You might have noticed my absence recently. I haven’t written anything in over a month. There are many reasons for this, not the least of which is time, but the biggest one is an abysmal lack of inspiration. Otherwise known as writer’s block. Life appears to be slugging along at a snail’s pace until you … Continue reading Running on Empty

Please, No BS

ON the second day of my summer vacation, Shuggie woke me up just before 4 a.m. to go outside. Then she stayed out there and I couldn’t sleep. When she finally came back in, I laid in bed tossing and turning until I must’ve dozed off, which seemed like mere minutes because suddenly she was … Continue reading Please, No BS