Tag: #Life

  • Onward Into Fall

    The vice is the band aid making up for something else.

  • Lessons in an Old Jeep

    Lessons in an Old Jeep

    Now, turning back was not an option.The storm would overtake me before I made it back to town.

  • Gators in the Swimming Hole

    Children of parents with personality disorders are conditioned to a certain level of abuse.

  • Volunteer Services’ Worst Enemy

    I’ve been burned out more times than I care to admit and resorted to several self-destructive behaviors. I can’t say I would encourage anyone to do what I do for a living.

  • The Sunny/Bright Side

    Had it been a movie, my character would have savored watching the sunrise on a new day of freedom, relieved to no longer be under the thumb of such a controlling personality.

  • Summer Camp Bully

    In a flash, I saw what I could do and knew it was something I should not do, but my blood was up as that last straw broke my tolerance.

  • Small Town Quirks

    It’s like those situations in life when despite all indications to the contrary, most people would sooner tolerate the bully than risk even social death. 

  • Search for Shoes

    Search for Shoes

    They say half of success is showing up. It’s easier to get going once you show up, especially if you have the right shoes for the job.

  • Valentines

    Valentines

    I knew flowers were expensive and didn’t last, and though I thought of it as a beautiful gift, I convinced myself that it was impractical and therefore pointless to desire.

  • Happy Holidays!

    I tuned in to 99.9 this weekend to find the non-stop stream of Christmas music. This song, sung by the lounge singing great, Frank Sinatra, came around. How many people know the song “Happy Holidays!” is the flagship song of a movie called Holiday Inn starring Bing Crosby, Fred Astair and Margorie Reynolds? It was […]