Tag Archives: alcoholism

Saneteachers Got Talent feat. Swahoogie

Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to sit with Thomas “Zeke” Krouskoff,  the founder and songwriter of the rock band Swahoogie.  Swahoogie is a local band in the New York City area and performs live as well as in the … Continue reading

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WOW !!!!!!

I was so happy that in January that I was asked to be interviewed for Discover.   And ecstatic when it was published on March 16, 2017. Then, scrolling through Instagram today, I see this….  O.M.G. After I screamed and … Continue reading

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I’m Being Annoying

I know, I know….I’m being annoying.  WordPress sent me a better link to drag you all, I mean to encourage you, to read my interview on Discover.  Not only to check out my story and links, but I have links … Continue reading

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Come one, come all and check out my hot-off-the-WordPress interview on Discover! wordpress.com/discover It’s waaaaay cool.  

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How Genealogy Changed My Perceptions

As anyone who has read my blog knows, I have disappointment and anger toward my mother, which I have worked to put into perspective.  Right now a large number of females reading this are shaking their heads in agreement from … Continue reading

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The Mirror

Loving being a mother but hating being yourself is a powerful paradox.  Coexisting, yet battling. Every addict and alcoholic I know has the mirror moment.  It’s a make it or break it moment. I lived with my two children, who … Continue reading

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Alcoholism Is A Selfish Member Of A Family

Alcoholism sneaks up on you.  It becomes rooted in your family and winds its way through your DNA and out of your mouth and into your words.  It branches out of your fingers to pick up the glasses and bottles. … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Perspective

Memory is a strange thing.  Three people can see the same event yet see three different things.  Memory is like that.  Everything is about perspective. Here’s my favorite perspective story ever. After my divorce, my kids and I lived in … Continue reading

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November 22, 1963

On November 22, 1963, I vividly remember three things.  My oldest brother had his 20th birthday.  President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.  I was given Coca-Cola to drink out of a crystal sherry glass. I was home from school with … Continue reading

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Life Has Its Ups and Downs….my Left-Right Thing

If your idea of normal is someone who is really smart, funny, bilingual, alcoholic, bipolar and a great dancer, then you’ve come to the right person!  I’ve always been the life of the party, fun-loving and I cry a lot. … Continue reading

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