Glass Half-Full

“Well, so how did you feel about that?” A friend asked me recently about my brother’s health and his choices along the winding road to recovery—as if I have any control or input. “Hmmmm,” I replied slowly. “That’s hard.” If there’s one thing I’ve learned recently, it’s that as the sibling of an addict, I […]

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Catch The Wind

From inside the car, safely enclosed in glass and metal, all was calm. All was peaceful, the sun sinking silently below the horizon. But outside, violent gusts of an onshore wind crumbled set after set of waves before me. Layer upon layer of sand was peeled back and a million tiny separate grains scurried over […]

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No Vacancy

Sometime in the midst of both the aching and the sulking, the tears and the epiphanies, I found The New York Times article with the provocative title and I asked myself, “Am I introverted, or just rude?”

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Long Time No See

So, it has been almost a year since I last wrote here. Apologies for the radio silence, but one of the benefits of my absence is that I can catch you up on the broadest strokes of the last almost-year quicker than if it were parceled out line by line over time and muddied up […]

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