We said goodbye to you last night. You were 36. We watched your boys smile while looking at your life’s photographs draped across the room like a knitted blanket of love. We listened to your oldest son and your father speak boldly and beautifully about your life, what made you special, your compassion, how you cared and rescued so many animals […]
Don’t look now. Here comes heroin. Actually, it’s been around for some time. Bayer marketed it in 1901 as a cough elixir. Must have been some cough. Today, heroin is bee-lining straight for our babies… then annihilating them. You may read this and think… “Nah, our family is [insert all the things you’re doing right]. We’re […]
(And anyone else in a similar position who may be listening.) Charlie Sheen, you rocked it in Red Dawn – fighting teen angst and a Soviet invasion in your home town. Kickin’ it with Patrick Swayze and C. Thomas Howell, in all your full-head-of-feathered-hair glory. Fast forward 27 years (wow!). When you were 18, is this […]
I have a mild to moderate addiction to my cellphone which prevented me from giving my children as much attention as they deserved (they held an intervention for me). I understand from my kids that I’m recovering nicely.