Infidelity Is Not For A Child’s Eyes

Adults can be terribly stupid, reckless, and naive; that’s fine as long as they’re not hurting anyone but themselves. Unfortunately, supposed grown ups sneak around deceiving one another without giving much thought to what children see and hear. The damage that is done, cannot be undone. My Story Our bedrooms were across the hall from… Continue reading Infidelity Is Not For A Child’s Eyes

My Head Still Hurts

  This is my older sister Kat (short for Kathy, which she doesn’t like to be called). I love writing or calling her ‘my older sister.’ No matter how old we get, Kat will be my older sister. I know when she reads this she’ll say, “You fucker.” I’m going to tell you a story… Continue reading My Head Still Hurts

Human Behavior is Complicated

        Studying human behavior has always been a fascinating pastime for me. I majored in sociology in college and the question was always:  how does the behavior of others apply to me and what am I going to do with a sociology degree?   behaviour noun noun: behavior the way in which one acts… Continue reading Human Behavior is Complicated

This Will Haunt Me Till I Die

  We’ve all done things in our youth that we regretted later in life. Some of these life events are silly and insignificant and others do irreparable damage to our psyche. Let me tell you about a mistake I made that has caused me pain and consternation throughout my adult life. As with many car… Continue reading This Will Haunt Me Till I Die

Living With a Lie

“There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself; anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.” Franz Kafka My mother’s lies taught me two things:  First and most harmful, it was acceptable to lie, and second, secrets are impossible to keep. I had a… Continue reading Living With a Lie

A Note to Today’s Youth

To those out on their own paths, setting little fires. — Celeste Ng       I have to state right up front, I am not bitter nor angry. I like young people — don’t judge, I mean in a healthy way. Lots of 60 year olds are jaded and set in their ways, so… Continue reading A Note to Today’s Youth