Thankfulness is coming to get me

Eight months and four days ago my little sister died. Though she was mentally ill – bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety – and had attempted suicide more times than I want to remember, when she died I wasn’t ready. Suicide attempts I understand, was prepared for, a heart attack in her sleep, I don’t get. When…

doing the wait and listen

OMG, I did something right! And the best part is it felt like a failure at the time. Accidental Correctness is the New Black. Parenthood is a caper. Most of the time you’re reacting. He’s running with scissors! He’s got his shirt on inside out. He needs medication for his ADD. I wasn’t quick to…

Still jealous

I showed my last post to Stephen King Junior. He loved it. Thought it was hilarious. He loves that I’m stacking his writing against mine – he has always said he has more books than me – he loves that he’s inspiring me and loves the idea of his mother being in awe of him.…