Life’s Deadline

Scratch paper and forgotten drafts — I was searching through my various journals, post-it-notes and scratch pads and noticed the massive amount of deadline dates and to-do-lists that I’ve created, but not necessarily completed. As I turned the pages, an animated inscription etched invisibly across my forehead, outlining my hairline with the word loser. I […]

Before…My Last Breath!

Inhale…Exhale – It’s the repetitive movement we unconsciously do for survival. Every once in a while, I lie awake in bed, and my breathing intensifies from an onset of anxiety created from the nuclear combat taking place in my mind. The very thought of leaving this earth sends my heart racing uncontrollably as the massive […]

Monkey Wrench

When I was young, I always wondered why so many men stood in front of liquor stores? It was a question that stayed with me as I grew up. I never thought of those men having a childhood. It seemed to me that liquor stores were the action centers and it was their jobs to […]

Mom…There is No Santa

My son looked me straight in the eyes last week, and boldly blurted out that he knows Santa Claus doesn’t exist. I didn’t know how to react, especially because every year, I complain about the fat, jolly, white bearded man that gets all the credit for flying his pimped out sleigh around the world in […]