That’s A Wrap

I don’t want to brag. Okay, I kind of do, so here I go. I am done. Finished. Doing a little Irish jig because this girl, just completed writing her first book. I can’t even believe it. When I said those words “I’m done” to my family, my grin was palpable. The scariest action I… Continue reading That’s A Wrap


Sometimes there are moments that trigger residual emotions. I think of all the work I have done for the last seventeen years and how smug I have become believing that I am “healed” from the effects of alcoholism. The reality is I will never be healed. This weekend I was reminded of the wounds that… Continue reading Triggered


As I immersed myself in revising my book yesterday, and actually changing an entire scene because I was nudged to, my phone rings. Caller ID reveals it is my mother and in a loving manner, I sigh and roll my eyes before answering. Once I put my eyeballs back in their original position, I greet… Continue reading Random

No Clue

It has been a weird week. Between a new caregiver for my Mom (so far, so good), all the hype of the radio appearance for Bailey, and trying to forge ahead with a third round of revisions on my book, my brain just submitted a vacation request. The characters are grating on my last nerve.… Continue reading No Clue


As I drove other to my Mother’s home yesterday, I prepared myself mentally for meeting her new caregiver. I feel like I am on some weird television show and the supporting role continues to be recast. You know the announcement, “the role of so and so is now being played by so and so”, well,… Continue reading Neutral