February 4, 2017

How Does one Recover From the Death of a Child Due to Addiction?

To say that 2016 was a tough year is an understatement.  But there are so many paradoxes as well.  I return to December of 2015 and where I was and what was going on.  My beautiful son Justin was an addict, but alive.  But he spent the entire Christmas holiday in jail in Vista, California.  His ‘rap sheet’ was a mile long and to be honest, I am not sure what he was jailed for this time.  It is nearly impossible to keep track of all these arrests, infractions, problems, crises, and traumas for twelve years.  Eventually you file away […]
November 17, 2016

Short and Thankful

Hi to all my wonderful supporters, Today, November 15th, close to the Thanksgiving holiday, we had 7 people at the knitting/crochet session at Jocelyn Center today.  I seriously thought I might be the only one there but 6 more came.  I am so honored by the support.  And all of us enjoy the time together and the conversation.  I had several tell me, ‘thank you for doing this – it’s fun!”, and it is.  We are all ‘strangers’ that have come together for a good cause and as a result, we have formed a nice friendship.  I welcome all to […]