Teach Your Children

Dear Angry boy, No bare knuckle boxing?  I'm relieved! The invisible girl needs you...as we need her! Be honest...share your truth! Teach her the old games...she may just surprise you! I go to seek council! Without the band...there is no tango! Learning by Example! Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem. -- Virginia …

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The Weight

Dear Teacher, I remember the lessons.  I am stronger because of them! Scars and all.  I thank you! Our paths were always different.  I was never going to be you! Bless Mother for that!  I do. I no longer fight battles.  I win them! Now stand back.  Relax.  Enjoy a pipe or two.  I've got this! …

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30 Days in the Hole…

I was watching it rain today...it was different... Today it wasn't melancholy...there was no sorrow or feeling of grief... It looked cold and uninviting...It looks like the place where the Wretched Thing would take me...A dark, angry and bitter place...loveless and broken... Your icy grasp has grown feeble...it withers and shrivels...as does your Hag! Ah...did …

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Indestructible…

In our house... Video games:   privilege! Staying up later to finish watching a movie: privilege! Getting an extra 10 minutes to finish the chapter: privilege! Staying home from school...just because: privilege! Extra dessert: privilege! In this house talking is not a privilege!  It is a right! We encourage it...we provoke it...we demand it...we celebrate it...we …

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