Letting Go

For many years I lived in the midst of chaos. My Mothers was a hardcore alcoholic. Our family dynamic was enabling and unhealthy. I witnessed terrible things, and was helpless to stop them. I never knew normal, and carry heavy emotional scars. My identity and behavior was been shaped around this painful past. I am […]

Throw out the rule book

” I don’t know if you have noticed, but you have been in a better mood.” My husband said offhandedly. It has been two weeks since we moved back to Manchester. Two weeks since we left the stress of Greenfield behind. Things are better, and I feel happier. It was hard decision to make. We […]

Summers End and New Beginnings

Here in NH, Fall is upon us. The days are getting shorter, and I find that it is dark when I get home from work now. It is bittersweet, but I am looking forward to the changes. I am looking forward to the leaves changing and bitter winter storms that will follow. Our summer was […]

Night Pictures

Life is pretty good right now. Getting ready to cook dinner then go for a quick hike for sunset. Recently we moved from Manchester to the Monadnock Region. I have been much happier since we moved out here. I have never really been happy in the city. It also enables us to spend much more […]

Successful Failure

I’m sitting here on a lazy Sunday afternoon, drinking coffee and thinking. I touch on my writing a lot on the blog. I write about my successes and my dreams. Its time I write about my failures. I was lucky enough to have an article posted with Only in Your State. They have been gracious […]

Sunset Home

We had a good night last night. Dinner was ready when I got home, and we ate quickly. After we donned hiking gear, and headed up the mountain. Recently I moved out of Manchester, back to the country where I belong. One are my days trying to dodge heroin needles, and angry glances of people […]

The Learning Curve

Along with writing I love photography. I love getting out there and taking pictures, yet like everything else it comes with challenges. My biggest challenge is my impatience. Often it can be a positive thing, pushing me forwards to reaching my goals. Yet there are other times it send me spiraling off faster than I […]