- Books, Literature, and Writing
Never in a million years
Not with all of my life's fears
Could I ever have conceived
Waking this morn' so relieved
Done with self inflicted pains
Realizing all of my gains
Not in finance, nor in objects
But in love and hope and prospects
Thank God for sobriety
And for all my friends and family
I have finally come to know
I simply had to let it go
As I sit here with this pen
Reflecting back on Twenty-Ten
All that happened through this year
My heart's completely filled with cheer
Wishes to all for a Happy New Year!
- Shades of Happy
There are moments, and days, in everyones life when they think that things couldnt possibly get any worse. Whether it feels like a broken heart that will never mend, or anger so strong that you just...
- Waking Up With "Bill W"
The sound of birds chirping is slowly pulling me into consciousness. The breeze coming through the open window is filling my room with the soothing smell of lilacs. Slowly my eyes begin to open as I...
- Backseat Entertaiment - Out of the Mouths of Babes
Mom is visiting from Texas. Shes staying with my sisterthe one who lives in Massachusetts, and I happen to live in the Great State of New Hampshire. We had all planned (this includes my daughter...
- So I'm a Little Bit Off...Who Cares?
Here I am, sitting at my desk, eating my 100-calorie bag of Snyders Pretzels, and I yell out Hey theres an odd number of pretzels in my bag today! A co-worker promptly replies You count your...
- Hunting - Ice Fishing - Shoe Shopping
Actually, hunting season started on September 1st, but I dont really need a calendar to know that, because its usually the time when my closet starts craving more shoes. While the men are getting their...
- Man Bashing
Me and my caveman! 1. A good portion of the male species lacks an all too important factor in their genetic make-up, and that would be COMPASSION! Why is it so difficult for some men to realize that other...