Finding Gray

  I’m pretty sure I was born with an addictive personality. The fundamental root of this is an addiction to one thing, more. Bigger, faster, further, higher. More playtime, more pancakes, climb the tree to the highest branch, take the […]


“Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open, for wounding, but also for pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don’t mask or deny your vulnerability: it […]


As I’m sure you have noticed, there has been an obvious shift in my writing. This was not a conscious decision, simply an organic evolution. I’ve thought about this a lot, how it happened, why it happened, what changed, and […]

Closing Time

It was my cousin’s baptism. I was 13. We celebrated at my uncle’s place. There was a great deal of alcohol, and drugs. My mother thought it would be funny if I joined the festivities by handing me my very […]

1 year, sober.

One year ago today, my life changed forever. November 8, 2011 was my last drunk, and subsequently the last drink or drug I have taken, and have spent the past 365 days in my own skin. I’m from a family […]


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