Climbing the Ladder

A fortnight ago, Dave and I went back to our home town. We walked the trail behind our high school, where we met. For 18 years we’ve walked the same path. At times: happy, heartbroken, content, angry, energized, exhausted. We’ve had so many conversations along the James River. It’s the place where Dave proposed. ThereContinue reading “Climbing the Ladder”

To Keep it, You've Got to Give it Away

During my senior year of high school I was unceremoniously booted from the college preparatory school just south of Nashville, Tennessee that I was attending. While my life had already become anything but manageable by this point and I was already neck deep in consequences from my drug and alcohol abuse, my expulsion began aContinue reading “To Keep it, You've Got to Give it Away”