Disturbing the peaceful slumber of the dead.

Dear Amy: My mother died almost 21 years ago. On the 20th anniversary of her death, I was reflecting on her life, our relationship and the ripples it sent through my life. For better or worse, I posted my thoughts on Facebook. Our relationship had some huge ups and downs. She was a difficult personContinue reading “Disturbing the peaceful slumber of the dead.”

Bragadocious and social media likes.

Dear Amy: A few years ago, my girlfriend’s friend told her that I was hitting on her. My girlfriend asked her what I did to make her feel that way, she said, “He asked me questions, and when I answered them he followed up with questions about my answers.” My girlfriend said, “How is thatContinue reading “Bragadocious and social media likes.”

… the agony of defeat.

So, there’s bad news and there’s bad news. I’ll start with the bad news. I had a 25% chance of winning a contest with last year’s 3-day novella, because I was in a contest that four people submitted last year’s novel to. If coming in fourth would be worst, what would second-worst be? Coming inContinue reading “… the agony of defeat.”

An amazing essay from Facebook!

I just read the most amazing essay on Facebook. I feel compelled to share it. It’s (c) Welcome Home, @WelcomeHomeOriginal. Here’s a link to it. (And they say they don’t mind if people share this content): I hear people say that we are in the same boat. But it’s not like that. We are inContinue reading “An amazing essay from Facebook!”

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