Alcoholism: The Only Disease That Tells Me That I Don’t Have a Disease

It would be easy to think that I had this alcoholism thing licked.  I mean, look at me. I've got two beautiful baby twins, a husband who adores me (HE ADORES ME, DAMMIT) a great job, my relationships have healed in profound ways or gone by the wayside....it other words, the dust has settled (with …

The Parent Trap

See those giant smiles up there?  My parents and my babies.  There was a time I NEVER thought I would see that picture.  I never could have IMAGINED that picture of joy in my lifetime. My parents were in town this weekend from Arizona where they now live.  It's harder and harder to watch them …

Hello Willis Tower My Old Friend, I’ve Come to Dance with You Again

I work in that really big tall building in Chicago.   I am a big shot  and I work for an even bigger shot .  I love my job. The babies and I went into the office for the obligatory visit after having babies. I love to see the babies when other people bring theirs in …