I've always been a person to expect life's next move. Like the coast shapes the water, the water shapes the coasts. These equal yet opposite forces combine to form the self. I do believe we are, within approximate boundaries, birthed by nature and solidified by nurture, still amorphous and malleable. We draw maps to chart … Continue reading Where Is my ‘Get Out of Jail’ Card Now?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNMge-3ES-4 The link above is a clip of what I hoped I would encounter in my first ever court appearance. I was the plaintiff, the cops the defendant, and Judge Trudy would understand it was an honest mistake... I guess we cant always have it our way. Sorry I've kept you waiting. Again, and again. … Continue reading Bring In the Dancing Lobsters!
If I'm completely frank with you all, I don't consider my drinking to be problematic. (Is that something alcoholics say?) Its obviously hep, and I shouldn't allow it to become a habit. Ill admit though, for a while I let it consume me which has reaped many setbacks for me. I'm not one to make … Continue reading I’m Riding First Class to DUI school
Before the massive influx of cars, there were other means of transportation. The train was a big hitter making distant lands instantly reachable. I never had the pleasure of utilizing this luxury, until now. I am currently catching my Train to the union station in downtown LA writing because I have to be car-free for … Continue reading Chug-a-chug-a 🍻 Choot Choot
Just like you, I still get stuck in moments. There are days I wake to that can seem overwhelming. Mostly, however, I find today-the present-can be a gift. If I sit alone and brood, then all the negative, bad, and ugly thoughts come back to me. If I decide to drink to escape and hide … Continue reading K(no)w Hope after Depression
I never understood why drinking was so hep. Is it just a szn we go through? Don't get me wrong. After a long day of work I could use a cold one with the Bros. But, I don't need drinks every day after work to be at peace. People often associate drinking with escape, as … Continue reading The Road Less Traveled By
“Hey man. I’ll see you soon alright.” Chilly night and the cement reeked of dried up water. March 11. 2 hours past midnight. Following 3 days of continuous rain, the sky had finally cleared. Literally speaking the storm was over, but just beginning to form was a life storm I had not anticipated. Blurred lines … Continue reading I Could Have DUI-ed
Thanks for joining me! Many of you do not know, but in the recent years I have gone through a number of life changing events. Some stories worth telling more than others. My wish in sharing some of my life's journey is to bring awareness to topics we can all learn from. Unfortunately, some of … Continue reading The Journey Begins