Yogurt Stains and My Lack of Cool

Yogurt Stains and My Lack of Cool

I don’t have my shit together. What a crass way to start of a blog post, right? I’ll add to the previous statement—I’m not under any illusions that I have my shit together. If I was listening to someone while in the counseling seat, my first questions would be, “What...
Burritos and Life Lessons

Burritos and Life Lessons

Not long ago I entered the Taco Villa drive through at an Odessa location with the intention of getting a bean and cheese burrito to tide me over for a couple of hours. Being fairly cheap, and at that moment needing fairly cheap food prepared quickly, reliable Tex-Mex...
Cooking and Other Unique Gifts

Cooking and Other Unique Gifts

I’m not really much of a cook. The men and women on all sides of my family seemed to have enjoyed it, but it really feels like a lot of energy to do it. Of course, I do so sometimes, but really only when I have to. I excel at boiling water, softening hard pasta,...
Reaching Out

Reaching Out

A friend of mine and I were discussing coping skills lately and doing our share of miscommunicating.  It seemed she was under the impression that I thought one of her coping skill, withdrawal, was a bad one.  When I learned this, I wondered to myself what could have...