What started as curiosity about my father’s family tree turned into a comparison of today’s social issues to those of a century ago.
My dad died. I’ve been trying to make sense of things since I got the news. Our relationship was…. complicated, and I don’t want to talk about that here. Death makes me think of a clean cut with a sharp knife that removes a limb, but not the phantom sensations. My father is no longer […]
This morning as I perused the local news, I saw yet another letter by a ‘concerned citizen’ bemoaning the fact that on Superbowl Sunday there will be more incidents of domestic violence than at any other time of year. Hogwash. That is a made up statistic by, who knows? Yet despite several years of attempts […]
There are people in my life that I love, and there were some men in my life that I really loved…. IF ya know what I mean. But I have never loved anyone as much as a drug addict loves drugs. To an addict, the drug is more important than anyone or anything else in […]