When I sat down to write “All that I had, I gave away (a letter to you)” I did so with a sense of relief, finally realizing what was nagging at me inside, something I could not identify until I hit me. The difficulty came from the feeling that I should be “moving on” and just... Continue Reading →
All that I had, I gave away (a letter to you)
My Love, I spent this past weekend driving through the places that meant a lot in our lives. It wasn’t an intentional trip down memory lane that brought me by these places but nonetheless it is where I ended up. It started with me passing the house that we bought, our sweet little 3-bedroom ranch... Continue Reading →
Reflection and Anticipation
Over the past year and a half I have been subject to many silent nights. The kind of silence that you can feel touching your skin, running its hands down your face, and gently whispers in your ear “you are alone.” Some nights I would drown the silence in a libation hoping and praying the... Continue Reading →
The “factual” story of my first night out.
It was an unusually warm December that year. Christmas day didn’t bring the white snow that Bing Crosby would dream of instead it brought 70 degree weather in a state that is used to subzero temperatures. This year it benefitted him as he sat on a green plastic lawn chair, smoking cigarette after cigarette writing... Continue Reading →