The Other Man

The Other Man

The other man My stepdad had a heart attack and I visited him in the hospital yesterday. I have been No Contact with him and my mother for 2 years. Understandably the hospital encounter brought up memories. Mostly about power struggles and ugly sides of humanity. A...
Moments From A Literary Salon

Moments From A Literary Salon

I just love to talk about books, and I had the distinct pleasure this weekend of spending a wonderful night with fellow authors Allison Gilbert and Heather Cabot. Allison is a kindred spirit whose most recent book Passed and Present:Keeping Memories of Loved Ones...
Tracey’s Story

Tracey’s Story

My story is one that started as a young girl. I did not lose my dad to illness, but choice — I still remember the day I knelt in my parents room, crying and praying to God for a new family. I was around 6 years old at the time. I am now 29 and my parents are...
30. Single. Fatherless.

30. Single. Fatherless.

  That’s the current stigma of my life. I’d love to tell you that these truths do not define me but they absolutely do. And at least one of them will stick with me forever. I’ve been fatherless since I was 10 years old. Dad had a courageous battle with cancer and...