drake

7 Things I Learned By Not Drinking For A Month

I’m not an alcoholic. Perhaps the revelatory nature of that statement should be alarming, but, after a month of abstinence from alcohol, I can confidently say that I don’t need to drink. A history of alcoholism runs deep in my family, and I was always a bit worried my personality was bent towards alcoholism. Fear of… Read more »

shadow

Remaining in The Face of Grief

Months after my Mom passed away, when I still felt like I may drift away into space at the slightest provocation, a friend told me the second year was harder than the first. I wanted to punch him in the throat. I think I get it though– it’s harder because it’s all becoming familiar. It’s… Read more »

Leonid Meteor Shower

I’m Not Done Grieving

After my Mom died I cried every day for six months. I cried at work. I cried in the car. I cried on job-sites. I cried in the grocery store. I cried in restaurants. I cried in hotel rooms. I cried in almost every rural town across Mississippi. Eventually every day became every weekend. I would get… Read more »

Us

green eggs and ham

March 17, 2013 – Yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day. Our house had its fair share of green beer, green whiskey, and Irish car bombs (which I now recognize as a wildly offensive name for a drink). Speech was slurred and glasses were broken. I swept up broken shards, and mopped up spilled beer, but mostly… Read more »

Mom

it was the fourth of july

as you gently slept a dark shadow crept you must have known then it was the inevitable end it was the fourth of july   black shrouded night bursting with light you held my hand childhood again the month that you died

Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Babalu Inspired Garlic Roasted Potatoes

There are few things I love more in life than potatoes, cheese, and garlic. It’s no surprise these three simple ingredients marry well together in one big mouth-watering poly-amorous ménage à trois. It’s an affair as old as time, but Babalu Tacos & Tapas has a refreshing take on the classic tri-coupling that always leaves… Read more »

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  • drake

    7 Things I Learned By Not Drinking For A Month

    I’m not an alcoholic. Perhaps the revelatory nature of that statement should be alarming, but, after a month of abstinence from alcohol, I can confidently say that I don’t need to drink. A history of alcoholism runs deep in my family, and I was always a bit worried my personality was bent towards alcoholism. Fear of… Read more »

  • shadow

    Remaining in The Face of Grief

    Months after my Mom passed away, when I still felt like I may drift away into space at the slightest provocation, a friend told me the second year was harder than the first. I wanted to punch him in the throat. I think I get it though– it’s harder because it’s all becoming familiar. It’s… Read more »

  • Leonid Meteor Shower

    I’m Not Done Grieving

    After my Mom died I cried every day for six months. I cried at work. I cried in the car. I cried on job-sites. I cried in the grocery store. I cried in restaurants. I cried in hotel rooms. I cried in almost every rural town across Mississippi. Eventually every day became every weekend. I would get… Read more »

  • Us

    green eggs and ham

    March 17, 2013 – Yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day. Our house had its fair share of green beer, green whiskey, and Irish car bombs (which I now recognize as a wildly offensive name for a drink). Speech was slurred and glasses were broken. I swept up broken shards, and mopped up spilled beer, but mostly… Read more »

  • Mom

    it was the fourth of july

    as you gently slept a dark shadow crept you must have known then it was the inevitable end it was the fourth of july   black shrouded night bursting with light you held my hand childhood again the month that you died

  • Sufjan

    all of me wants all of you

  • Garlic Roasted Potatoes

    Babalu Inspired Garlic Roasted Potatoes

    There are few things I love more in life than potatoes, cheese, and garlic. It’s no surprise these three simple ingredients marry well together in one big mouth-watering poly-amorous ménage à trois. It’s an affair as old as time, but Babalu Tacos & Tapas has a refreshing take on the classic tri-coupling that always leaves… Read more »