Urging more people to share addiction stories

This is a response to the editorial “A family’s tragic loss to opioids” published Aug. 26. I apologize for the stigma surrounding addiction that may cast a poor light on your son and your family. My sister has suffered for over three years from addiction. Looking back, I am amazed that she still walks this […]

Every time my parents come to visit

They give me cash just to make themselves feel better about locking me up in that pit – Julian talking to Norman after busting out of the psych ward, Bates Motel

My parents think I’m annoying

I’m here because my parents think I’m annoying. They could be right. They could be right. – Julian talking to Norman in psych ward, Episode 3 season 4 Bates Motel


Parents. Can’t live with them, can’t live without them. Actually, I can live without them. – Julian to Norman in psych ward, Bates Motel

Every day was a holiday. Or not

from “The Yosemite” by John Muir All the world was before me and every day was a holiday, so it did not seem important to which one of the world’s wildernesses I first should wander. The National, “Guilty Party” You’re sleeping night and day How’d you do it Me I am wide awake Feeling defeated […]

Life is not a memoir

breathe inhaling exhaling there is air in between, AM

Salutations…to whom it may concern

How could I apologize for telling you the truth

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