…we’re absolutely fine. My family is intact, healthy, and settling back into a routine. Friends haven’t fared as well. Some have giant trees on their houses; some are still without power or potable water. Driving down a major road in town today, my children and I saw again the massive live oak trees ripped from
Thanks for all the prayers, good thoughts, and vibes, folks…I’ll be heading back to the classroom this fall. And in middle school, no less. It will be different, but I’m looking forward to it. I’ve taught 9th grade high school, at the technical college and four-year college level, and now I’m takin’ my skills to
This has been a strange summer thus far (but not a cruel summer because, luckily, as I’m not living a Bananarama song). It’s been strange because for the first time since my oldest was still chillin’ in a playpen, I have the summer off…which is a nice way of saying I’m unemployed. As some of
Firstly, I’m still here. I’m much more active on my creative writing blog lately, but I thought it was time to make an entry on this on. I suspect as I go further into recovery, the less and less I’ll write about alcohol and cravings (which still happen, but they go away pretty darn quickly…whew).
I’m a bit of a recluse. But every now and then, I venture into the world. Most recently, I had to go down to the public mental health clinic to follow up on a psychiatric referral my doctor made. It seems he’s no longer willing to dole out my Depakote. So I waited in line