My Last “Last Drunk”

I knew I had a drinking problem when I was still in my teens. My first serious attempt to quit…

Suggestions Only

I got a slow start to my sobriety and recovery. I stopped drinking and started spending time with others working…

Tomboy

When I looked up definitions for tomboy, I was surprised that they sounded and felt a little harsh: A girl…

Do-Overs

Remember when we were kids and we would reach an impasse in a game being played? Probably a question about…

A Yes by a Fountain

Darcy and I met in November of 1997. We realized early on that this was heading in the direction we…

Cancer Apex

Being diagnosed with breast cancer and the subsequent surgeries and treatments was a time marked by many appointments and tests…

A Late Arrival Comes Early

As my son Sam was insulated in amniotic fluid during pregnancy, I was also insulated from the full reality of…