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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 […]

For the birds, June 17

The problem with breadcrumbs, of course, is birds.  The things we meant to guide our way can’t stand up to them, they simply will not last.  And when we do wake up, do realize our lostness, there isn’t going to be any path, only empty space.  Nothingness. That is what is frightening.  The nothingness, the […]