Snippets and Being Present

What to you write about when you’re thinking and functioning in sound bites instead of focused analysis?  I had a…

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Breakthrough Knowledge

I came across a concept recently called “breakthrough knowledge” and I think this has happened to me and changed how…

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Plant Madness and SATC

I have never liked cleaning, though I love organizing.  My many visits to gardens in May and June have me…

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Waiting (for Life)

When I was young, I was waiting to grow up.  That included waiting for the milestones:  turning 13 years old…

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Why Isn’t This Common Knowledge for Alcoholics?

I grew up with alcoholic grandparents.  My parents drank regularly.  My sister swore off alcohol altogether.  I drank in an…

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Love as Status or Reward

I’ve been listening to Lindy West reading her book Shrill:  Notes from a Loud Woman,  “Being fat, happy and in…

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Death to Drugs!

The United States has 5% of the world population and 75% (legal and illegal) of the prescription drug users.  (The…

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