• The Black Bag

    The bag. That blasted black bag. It sits there in all its lonely glory, awaiting to be carried, slung, moved & re-arranged. Hoping for a final home that seems only a dream. The…

  • Ever Given

    “I awoke in the early hours of the morning to the news that the quarter-mile long container ship, the Ever Given, was being freed. It had entered the Suez canal, confident it could…

  • Beligerence

    bel·lig·er·ent/bəˈlijərənt/adjective Hostile and aggressive.”a bull-necked, belligerent old man” He (or she) doesn’t have to be old though. Or Green. Or Lou Ferrigno. It can be anyone who verbally attacks us. Those of us…

  • Take What You Need

    My job gives me the opportunity to intimately see into a person’s life…..in fact I see pretty much the whole spectrum from birth to death. I’ve had the opportunity to watch 100’s of…

  • Pain- Unexpressed

    Unresolved pain or trauma isn’t an “excuse” for addiction. It’s an attempt to understand the WHY’s. Why did they start? Why can’t they just quit? What can I do to support them without…

  • Pegs

    Guest post by Foster Chambers I’ve always looked at my life as a peg board. I have a board full of pegs, with one empty space. These pegs are people, events, experiences (good…