Growing Up with Grizzly Adams and Jack from The Shining

Growing Up with Grizzly Adams and Jack from The Shining

I have a complicated relationship with my father like many sons and daughters. Mine is filled with a whole gaggle of drugs, lies, and hypocrisies, but also love, loss, and looking for collective happiness. To attempt to better understand my bowl cut, hippie childhood,...
Panic Attack on a One-way Flight to Amsterdam

Panic Attack on a One-way Flight to Amsterdam

My life changed when I had my first panic attack on a one-way flight to Amsterdam from Seattle in the spring of 1993. I wasn’t aware at the time, but my dark plunge into what felt like insanity began my long and sometimes difficult road to mental health, calm, and...