A Joy To Be Hidden

“It’s a joy to be hidden, but a disaster not to be found” – D. W Winnicott We were watching a documentary the other day that featured Mariel Hemingway and her family.  “Running From Crazy” spoke to the brokenness of the Hemingways, which of course included the legacy (or anti-legacy, if you will) of her…

Shutting It Down

I debated yesterday whether to keep this blog going or to shut it down. Actually, it was over the last two nights that I had a deep internal committee meeting a la Star Chamber and weighed out the pros and cons of keeping this little thing up and running.  I wasn’t sure if I was…

Bottles, Blondes, Bombs

War stories. We’ve all got ’em.  We’ve all heard them. There are some stories that describe harrowing and death-defying acts. There are others which are absolutely hilarious. And then there are some that make you hug yourself where you sit and thank God that those things didn’t happen to you.   I have none of…