We can flourish as adult children of alcoholics (ACoA) although all our tribulations have been exceedingly unique. Many of our stories may bring to mind something comparable to a nightmarish fairy tale. However, I truly believe that our challenges engender an immense strength that resides within us. We can utilize our heightened sense of intuition, compassion, and ability to literally shine! Blooming, resilient, unbeaten warriors, living today in this moment, in this day and in this lifetime.Read More Welcome to the Rum and Robots Blog!
To purchase Hidden In Childhood, go to this link Amazon. This book makes a precious gift to anyone with a family member who was abused or is still being abused. For children raised by parents that provided a healthy and safe environment to grow up in, this book gives them an idea of what many […]Read More Hidden in childhood – reading of God’s Grace
Freezer Burn by Joni Caggiano Snow had fallen for five days in a row, and we were no longer allowed outside. Yet, my hateful sisters, Ruth and Elizabeth, somehow obtained mom’s approval to drive to the deli right up the street. Mom gave them money for sandwiches and hot cocoa. They both stuck their tongues […]Read More “Freezer burn” live on MasticadoresIndia
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Floating by the cemetery rays lower, reflecting lurid light my plumes shadow ashes calmly sleeping effigies of angels sing the language of turtle doves To finish reading this piece please go to MasticadoresIndia to like if you enjoyed the piece, subscribe and tell your friends about this great magazine.Read More Stigmata now live on Masticadoresindia
snow lays reticent, a virgin blanket covers nature like a gentle quilt thick white breath journeys on through dated chimney stones black iron stove warms mama making flour bread in iron skillet tiny portions of salt pork, browns smell of fresh coffee clings to walls grits gurgle in pot, red-eye gravy sizzles in sauté pan, […]Read More “Southern Rising” Live On MasticadoresUSA
My interview with Gobblers/Masticadores was published this morning – to read, please go to Gobblers/Masticadores, and an enormous thank you to Manuela Timofte, editor for Gobblers, for presenting the opportunity to interview with Gobblers/Masticadores. Thanks to the Director j re crivello, for without his passion this magazine would not exist. My heartfelt gratitude to […]Read More My Interview Live With Gobblers/Masticadores
The swamp claws its way through the mud. Water moccasin waking late in the winter’s artful sun. Hiding in the putrid belly of the forsaken shade of the brown-haired trees, he lay gazing. He sees in black and white. Stalking prey with a proud skinny neck and blockish head, he hunts. Choctaw child, feet raw […]Read More My New Prose “slumbering Savannah” Now On Masticadoresindia
The giblets of a turkey never got me worked up. Thoughts of stuffing, long-necked turkey soup, or even giblet gravy didn’t dance in my head. Instead, my mouth would water when Mama breaded and fried up those turkey gizzards, yummy! Our menu included lots of small lobster tails with the usual seafood trimmings. Sides included […]Read More “Special Delivery” Now Live On MasticadoresIndia