Monthly Archives: March 2015

can’t go back

the email arrived last week and sat two days in my inbox before i read it because she sent it to an account i no longer use and infrequently check. within an hour of receiving her request i responded. i … Continue reading

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confessions i’ve been keeping to myself

confession: vacations are less expensive than hospital stays (even with good insurance). a reminder to take more vacations. confession: running away from the feeling you fear only reinforces the fear and makes the feeling grow stronger. confession: if i let … Continue reading

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love confessions

confession: one of my college loves is now a psychiatrist in connecticut. (thanks google for the capacity to search out old college loves.) for the past several years  i’ve considered flying to the northeast in the summer, making an appointment … Continue reading

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confessions of drunks and bravery

confession: while lying in bed not sleeping in the middle of the night, i write letters in my head to people i’ve loved who have gone away. i’ll never write these letters on paper because then i would be tempted … Continue reading

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a bedtime story

‘twas the night before therapy and all through the apartment young cats were chasing each other while 2/3 of the human occupants slept. 1/3 of the human occupants is avoiding sleep because she can feel the nightmares before they begin. … Continue reading

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confessions at the beginning of the week

confession: i bought doubles. one for his house, one for mine, my favorite scotch, the good tequila. the bottles for my place are put away in the liquor cabinet. the bottles for his place sit on my table, staring at … Continue reading

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