I Was Drunk At My Own Wedding

The following is an excerpt from my book Saturation, A Memoir. My work can be found on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/~/e/B0067BBNKM ~~~ “I could not have been more thrilled to be moving to Canada. Vancouver is only a two hour drive north of Seattle. I didn’t care so much about the city Dick and I wereContinue reading “I Was Drunk At My Own Wedding”

Life Happened

I published my memoir in March of 2011. That was nearly a decade ago and a lot has happened since then. For one, Life has happened. I’ve already started the outline for my second book, but I’m not quite sure how to begin. I know, I know – at the beginning. Right? But it’s notContinue reading “Life Happened”

Preposterous!

(Preposterous! Isn’t that a great word?) Saturation continues here … It served Dick to overlook my relationship with alcohol, whatever he thought it might be, because he realized he couldn’t compete with it. Alcohol was the wrapping on the package that was ME. I made this very clear from the beginning of our relationship when,Continue reading “Preposterous!”

How Do You Support An Addict?

The ways are numerous, but first – I think the most important thing is to ask your heart to have a little sit down with your conscience. Those two things need to come together in agreement to support YOU before you can comfortably offer support to your addict. Once you establish what you can andContinue reading “How Do You Support An Addict?”

Chapter 2, A Wee Brief History of Me pt 2

Continued from 5 August 2020 The following is an excerpt from my memoir Saturation~ Peggy started verbalizing that she was there to replace my “terrible” Mother who had, since our arrive to Colorado, moved to California. I resented Peggy – loudly. The older I got the more she nitpicked and tried to control me. IContinue reading “Chapter 2, A Wee Brief History of Me pt 2”

Busted – Again pt 4

Continued from 4 Aug 2020 The following is an excerpt from my memoir Saturation. “You need to hang up your phone now.” One of the cops said. “I’m talking to my dad.” I explained. “I know you are. I can hear you. But I’m not supposed to let you use your phone. You can callContinue reading “Busted – Again pt 4”