This is not going to be one of those “The Truth About Addicts” posts that people seem so fond of writing. I am not a counselor or any type of specialist, and my opinions on drugs and addiction only come from the past eight years and my own personal experiences (only). I was driven to […]

I write a lot about my relationships with people on this blog, because they are a huge part of my life, but also because they are the most baffling parts of my life as well. The things that people say and do, the way they think, they way they react without thinking, it is all incredibly interesting […]

“Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.” I spent this past weekend in LA, and it will be my last for quite awhile. I almost regret going down there, but I can’t fully because…well, it was my choice. I just can’t regret what pulls me down to that […]

I will apologize in advance to my boss, coworkers, or anyone bored enough on the Monday after holiday vacation who happens to read this. I am not feeling it today, and by ‘it’ I mean ‘working’, and I am kind of sorry. Not sorry enough to stop this nonsense, but it’s the Monday after holiday vacation and […]

Here we are, two days before Christmas, and my December Diaries project is basically down the toilet. I just haven’t cared much, but maybe this post will help. I have been in Washington for eight years now (is that right? I think so) and it will be my seventh Holiday season without my family. The […]

Yesterday, I sent my first press release into the wild via a new channel. In the past, they have always been given directly to the media outlet of our choosing, exclusively giving whatever message we want to convey to a real human person. This time, I simply uploaded it to a website, scared out of […]

For the past several years, I have done what I call ‘December Diaries’, writing one post for every day in December. Last year I did not do so well at this, a task I gave myself, but I always say I am going to try. And here we are, December 2013. Here’s what is going […]