Stuck in the Middle

Stuck in the Middle

Earlier this week, I was catching up on my Writer’s Digest and read a really good article with ten tips when you are writing a novel and get stuck in the middle. The article was well written and had some great advice. However, I was struck by the realization that […]

A Blank Slate

A Blank Slate

So yesterday, I had an interesting day. I sat down with my laptop, opened it and turned it on. And then I sat there. No words came to me. You see, I have no projects to work on! For the past nine years, I have not encountered such a day. […]

I Blame My Parents

I Blame My Parents

There’s something missing from the treatment programs that I have encountered dealing with a family member going through addiction recovery. Recovery is all about the patient. I get that. But as the patient moves through the program, there is not (or, in my case, has not been) any treatment for […]

Winter is Terrible

Winter is Terrible!

This morning, I awoke to a freezing cold house. Our heater has not been working properly– it’s old and former tenants messed around with the wiring. Fortunately, I have a fantastic company that had patiently tried to fix it over the past two seasons. Unfortunately, it will have to be […]