Hi. My Name is __________and I’m a Codependent

One of the themes of my memoir is codependency. If you read my book (when it is published, of course), you will notice that I […]

Been There…Done That?

I hear ya… As I am working on my memoir, I have had to ask myself a very serious question. What theme threads run through […]

The Beginning of Sorrow

The thing about tragedies is that they catch you by surprise.  You get up in the morning and lazily eat breakfast as if you have […]

Free Fall

Cracked Heart

(If you are new to this blog, a good way to read it is to start with the very first post, “It Was A Dark […]

Living on the Edge

A year passed, and we were still living with the guy I met at work…the one who rescued me from Michael the Archangel.  We just […]

Michael the Archangel

A chance meeting through the friend of a friend. Our eyes met across a crowded room (OK, there were about five of us and it […]

I’m Just Sayin’

Untitled

Another hot, muggy day in the City of Angels; smog so thick my eyes burned. I wiped away another streak of black eyeliner, catching it […]

Spare Change?

A simple choice, really. Walk to the bottom of the hill, cross the street, and stick out my thumb to hitch south to Hermosa Beach, […]

A Major Misstep

Certain events can change a life in an instant. On the other hand, some things take place over time. Many tiny miscalculations or silly decisions […]

In A Gadda Da Vida

I woke up to the sound of rain on the window.  I had cracked it open before I went to bed and the air filtering […]