Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans
Sure, I drank, but my drug of choice has always been planning.
What can I say? I love to plan. I plan my meals, outfits, workouts, workdays, weekends, vacations. You name it, I plan it. And, while I might not have been an extreme example of an alcoholic, I am an extreme planner.
Planning helps me feel (falsely) in control of my life. It’s one of the ways in…Continue
“Every gambler knows that the secret to survivin’ is knowing what to throw away and knowing what to keep. ‘Cause every hand’s a winner, and every hand’s a loser and the best that you can hope for is to die in your sleep.” ~Kenny Rogers
It’s that time of the year when many of us pack up our belongings in cardboard boxes and move. To a new apartment or house, to a new city and maybe a new state. To be closer to this…Continue
The summer of my 13th year, my friends and I spent our days at the Oceanside public pool. Reclining in sticky plastic chaise lounges, we coated ourselves in baby oil and turned like so many rotisserie chickens until we achieved the desired bronze. Lunches consisted of French fries with…Continue