Let the Healing Begin

I've been thinking a lot about estrangement lately. Probably has something to do with all the pictures I've been scanning of R.J.'s family. Or maybe it's the fact that I have a brother who's finally dealing with past shit and can't stand to talk to me very often because I trigger too many feelings. I…Read more Let the Healing Begin

A Window to Our History

I started scanning old photos R.J.'s grandfather took again. I started a while ago but then got sidetracked by other projects, the holidays, and, well, life. There are prints, slides, and negatives that all have to be scanned. I started with the prints and am happy to say I'm down to my final tote. In…Read more A Window to Our History

It’s All Fun & Games…

...until somebody loses an eye. Remember that gem? I'm sure my parents rolled that one out a time or two when I was finally doing something active. I've always been risk adverse. Better safe than sorry has been my life's mission statement. Yeah, sometimes I think I was born old... But I want to change…Read more It’s All Fun & Games…

*Review* Talking to Strangers – Malcolm Gladwell

I really want to write 'read this book' and leave it at that. But that wouldn't be much of a review would it? You would get more from reading the jacket cover. And what fun is that? This book alternately made me angry, sad, and terrified. It left me astounded that our society hasn't crumbled…Read more *Review* Talking to Strangers – Malcolm Gladwell