The warm light piercing my eyes through the window above my bed is a familiar reminder. If I were anyone else, and it was any other day, my dog would already be outside on her wooden porch bench wrapped in her sheepskin blanket, waiting. The sound of my wheels on loose gravel just outside the … Continue reading Emotional Roulette
After five years of struggling with writing my story, weekly therapy visits to help re-live the hardest scenes, postponing writing because of self-doubt, surviving a brutal review during an intense writing retreat in Guatemala, feeling sorry for myself, trashing the whole project, then starting all over - I've come to a new road. I'm saying … Continue reading Bring it: my memoir will be published soon.
I live in two worlds. Most of the time when I'm not working, I marinate in fantasy. Denial and self-sabotage rule the roost, but the excitement and chaos serve as a fair trade. Fantasy Land is fun. Until it isn't. But the pain of realty is short lived because I find a way to slip back … Continue reading Fantasy vs. Reality: Where do you live?