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My Father Confesses.

I had never heard this story before this past Halloween night. My dad confided in my son, my son repeated the story to me, and I immediately understood why my childhood had been filled with irrational fears and neuroses, why … Continue reading

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So it happened again.

I felt a need for oblivion.  You see… my family… they… Well, when I am forced under certain circumstances to interact with my extended family I feel a need for mind altering substances. You shoulda seen me when I was … Continue reading

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I have this vision of spontaneously combusting…

I’m experiencing one of those episodes when I feel out of control.  Not just a little out of control, a whole lot out of control. Oh yikes. My dreams have been insanely vivid, totally crazy, my waking hours equally crazy, … Continue reading

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