GONE GIRL

So after an eight-week run I’ve been extracted from the temp job in the projects and not a MOMENT too soon because I’m pretty sure that my cohorts there thought the royal wedding had something to do with Queen Latifah. I’ve had mixed feelings since then but I reckon it …

GENTLE JOE

My Father would be 96 years old today. I wrote about him a lot over at my other pre-sobriety site; Girl, Corrupted.  I was knee deep in it back then, dealing with his disease and physical and mental atrophy, as well as his death and post-funeral fall out.  I was …

SANITY VS SAFETY

You guys I am currently working at a temp job in the projects and while there is nothing inherently wrong with the projects, per se, it has really been an eye-opening experience for me this last week. I’m an adult (technically) and know that poverty exists and I’ve certainly had …

THE RITUAL

  In this blogging endeavor I have sworn to myself to write with humility, authenticity, and if I can manage it, fearlessness. This is the part where I admit I’m a fucking lunatic.  Notsomuch fearless as authentic. This past weekend I snuggled up with Netflix and decided to queue up …

There are few things in life as pure and powerful as my love for Oprah Winfrey.  I have often referred to Oprah as my higher power in recovery and that no longer garners laughs in my meetings anymore because now people are leery (and damn straight) to do so, lest …