The Self-Made Prison

Photo: CA Hawthorne

It’s difficult to believe, looking back through the haze that’s intervening years, that once I resided in a prison built as protection stone by stone by my own hand. I Continue Reading →

Why I’m Writing a New “About” Page

Photo: CA Hawthorne

You think you have your life figured-out and then you’re knee-deep in muck because you were too busy congratulating yourself to watch your step… I’m under orders to rest this Continue Reading →

Counting Scars

Photo: CA Hawthorne

If I knew how many scars I have I could tell you how many scars it takes before you’re unwilling to let someone in, before you’re unwilling to risk heartache. Continue Reading →

Growing Just A Little

No more New Year’s resolutions for me… January 1st is a holiday and the year’s starting point because we humans have designated it so. Calendars are a human invention, as Continue Reading →