My Kid Has Decided To Join The Coast Guard.

We talked earlier today and he jumped right on it saying, “Mom, I’ve made a decision and I’m not sure how you’re going to feel about it.” He’s going to join next month. For the record, he’s 25 and has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science. He’s been unable to find an appropriate job thatContinue reading “My Kid Has Decided To Join The Coast Guard.”

You DON’T KNOW?! (That’s Alright.)

I have to admit – – – I’m a bit fascinated by folk’s overwhelming tendency to rush to ‘know’ something they haven’t even bothered to think about. Instead, they’d rather stand on the shoulders of others who have thought about it and then take the credit. What’s even more interesting is that if these sameContinue reading “You DON’T KNOW?! (That’s Alright.)”

Back In The Old Days When I Was Only 30 …

Is it me or did the last 20 years just fly by? It is me? Well, shit. I remember as a kid thinking that my parents were just O L D. And here I am today – 20 years older then they were then. WtF?!?! How’d this happen? I don’t remember agreeing to this! Now,Continue reading “Back In The Old Days When I Was Only 30 …”

For The Most Part… Con’t From Chapter 4

The following is an excerpt from my book Saturation A Memoir. You can find it on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/~/e/B0067BBNKM ~~~~~~~ Today, I consider my decisions and departure during that time emotionally and psychologically violent. I was merciless and utterly selfish in my intoxication. I spared no one. Both of my sons settled into their livesContinue reading “For The Most Part… Con’t From Chapter 4”

Chapter 2 – Con’t

Saturation, A Memoir is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Saturation-Memoir-Jennifer-Place/dp/1461018129 I still knew quite a few people around Tulsa. All of my old classmates were still in high school. This time, they were seniors. And while they were in class or sleeping under their parent’s roofs, I was working, going to college and living in myContinue reading “Chapter 2 – Con’t”