Mental Health

The Apple and The Tree

October 27, 2017 // 41 Comments

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, the old saying goes. It’s an obvious statement, of course. Unless an apple tree is at the top of a hill any apple that [...]

Faded Blue Genes

October 21, 2017 // 10 Comments

I walked into the dining room and saw a Wendy’s cup sitting on the table where my twins sat eating. I hadn’t been to Wendy’s that day, and Baby A had been [...]

Over and Over

November 12, 2015 // 25 Comments

I’m an addict. Of a sort. I’m not addicted to substances, though. Well, that’s not true. I’m addicted to coffee, but that’s not what I’m [...]

Why I Walk

October 15, 2015 // 79 Comments

Originally published on 7-11-2014 I have a picture of one of Baby C’s uncles hanging in his room. A picture of a vibrant young man climbing the rocks of Red River Gorge [...]

A Walk to Remember

October 2, 2015 // 26 Comments

She walked calmly out of the bathroom as if nothing out of the ordinary had just happened. Her cheeks were puffy and red; a trail of tears meandering from either eye. She [...]

Music Therapy

September 21, 2015 // 53 Comments

Back in the day I had cable. You know, before the cost of having 999 channels (and nothing to watch) skyrocketed. Often times the cable box would be tuned to VH1 and [...]


October 17, 2014 // 35 Comments

Has it failed? The lie so white it’s almost see through All we made A fruitless effort to connect with ourselves And remain disconnected The good news is that [...]