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Epiphanettes · 5M ago

Accomplishments

Some days the accomplishments are small. Laundry, the dishwasher, vacuuming and ineffectually wiping pollen and dust from the furniture, writing a few pages that might or might not survive ...
Epiphanettes · 5M ago

Twenty-six Years

A lot can happen in 26 years, and a lot has.On March 10, 1991, I gave up alcohol and the other drugs I used daily to quiet my ever-present unease. I quit because the small benefits of alteri...
Epiphanettes · 6M ago

Sleep

For the past couple of years, I have not been able to sleep well. It’s not insomnia per se, but rather a merry-go-round of worries that begins to turn as soon as I close my eyes. I’m not su...
Epiphanettes · 6M ago

Immigrants

I’m an immigrant. My mother, father and I came here from France more than a half-century ago. There was no American Dream involved, just a search for something better than what was to be fo...
Epiphanettes · 6M ago

What Now?

What’s the next step?This may anger some people, but I think one reason we marched was to make our public apology to the rest of the world.We did not behave properly; we let a madman in. Hal...
Epiphanettes · 6M ago

A Million Women, Maybe More

Women, thousands and tens of thousands and hundreds of thousands, and more than a million of them worldwide; women of every age, gender affiliation, color, size, shape, nationality and fait...
Epiphanettes · 7M ago

News

Recently, Arielle and I have had discussions on where and how to get reliable information. Arielle depends largely on the electronic media, which I view with great suspicion. I’m a print pe...
Epiphanettes · 7M ago

Interruptions

I had lunch with a friend recently, a man I’ve known more than two decades and with whom, years ago, I shared my innermost secrets. Then we fell out of touch. I’m not sure what happened. I t...
Epiphanettes · 7M ago

Justice

The rape and murder of Tricia McCauley didn’t make the front page of the paper today, though a large article about the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency appeared on A-1.Tricia ...
Epiphanettes · 8M ago

Relapse

Someone dear to me, a person important in my life, relapsed recently.Some eight years ago, she was one of those active drinkers who almost lost it all by hitting the bottle daily, often to a...