trust broken dysfunctional family on the fly youth 

Hey, Print This One, Too!

  This year I will celebrate eight years of writing with this website.   When I originally started this site, I called it Emotional Violence, a line from the song, “Leave in Silence” by Depeche Mode. I focused on writing about my younger years and the battles I encountered with my dysfunctional family, mainly with my mother, whom I named Mom-ster for my stories. Now, when I say “stories”, these are not fictional – these things truly happened to me, and are from my perspective. Ironically, one phrase Mom-ster used…

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Depeche Mode depression life on the fly 

Waiting for the Night…

Sunsets on days like this burn brightly in contrast with the impending stillness and freeze of winter.

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digging in the dirt Peter Gabriel Fall 2018 playlist classic alternative darkwave gothic industrial life 

Digging in the Dirt: Fall Mood 2018

  Sometimes life gets frustrating beyond reason.   I feel like I’ve been rebuilding, rebranding, and restructuring my life for the past eight years. I’ve even referred to my life as one of those kids friction cars that you pull back a few times to rev it up, then when you let go, it goes speeding off — except that I’ve been revving for years it seems with no release in sight.   “Every job I’ve had adds to my skill set and when I finally figure it all out,…

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