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Generation, daily reflection April 11

Generation: because the act of writing about my alcoholism turns out to be the act of writing about my father’s alcoholism, and recovery from my addiction is actually a recovery from his. They say that.  That alcoholism is a family disease.  Give or take genetic tendencies, we are who we are because we are what […]

Judgement, April 2

The ‘fearless and thorough’ bit tends – and this is funny –  to instill fear.  To piss us off.  I’ve seen what it does to people’s faces. But there are days I feel I couldn’t have said it any better myself. We howl and recoil.  Uppity and snarled.  It’s a fault line roughly parallel to […]