It had been too long and they both looked fantastic! I was SO HAPPY to see them!! 🥰🥰🥰 I couldn’t be more proud. Sage and I in Dad’s kitchen.
I got trashed around my kids when they were young. And today – I’m paying for it. We communicate, my kids and I, but our relationships are strained. More-so with my oldest who remembers things clearly. Today my kids are 25 and 31. I really put my drinking on the starting line when my oldestContinue reading “Do You Get Drunk Around Your Kids? Did A Parent Get Lit Around You?”
We talked earlier today and he jumped right on it saying, “Mom, I’ve made a decision and I’m not sure how you’re going to feel about it.” He’s going to join next month. For the record, he’s 25 and has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science. He’s been unable to find an appropriate job thatContinue reading “My Kid Has Decided To Join The Coast Guard.”
I have to admit – – – I’m a bit fascinated by folk’s overwhelming tendency to rush to ‘know’ something they haven’t even bothered to think about. Instead, they’d rather stand on the shoulders of others who have thought about it and then take the credit. What’s even more interesting is that if these sameContinue reading “You DON’T KNOW?! (That’s Alright.)”
Is it me or did the last 20 years just fly by? It is me? Well, shit. I remember as a kid thinking that my parents were just O L D. And here I am today – 20 years older then they were then. WtF?!?! How’d this happen? I don’t remember agreeing to this! Now,Continue reading “Back In The Old Days When I Was Only 30 …”
The following is an excerpt from my book Saturation A Memoir. You can find it on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/~/e/B0067BBNKM ~~~~~~~ Today, I consider my decisions and departure during that time emotionally and psychologically violent. I was merciless and utterly selfish in my intoxication. I spared no one. Both of my sons settled into their livesContinue reading “For The Most Part… Con’t From Chapter 4”
I had another drinking dream. That’s two – in as many nights. And this one included my oldest on. What is Going ON?! So, true to my nature to research stuff, I researched this. According to some in the field – those whose opinions I respect because they know more about the origins of dreamsContinue reading “HellFIRE and Tarnation!”
Saturation, A Memoir is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Saturation-Memoir-Jennifer-Place/dp/1461018129 I still knew quite a few people around Tulsa. All of my old classmates were still in high school. This time, they were seniors. And while they were in class or sleeping under their parent’s roofs, I was working, going to college and living in myContinue reading “Chapter 2 – Con’t”