Sometimes the darkness can be beautiful. But sometimes it’s a real bitch. Depends, I guess.

Hi. I’ve been a little missing lately.  Not just here.  I’ve been missing a bit inside my head, which in some ways is good because my head is not always fun to live in. I don’t know if the depression I’ve been dealing with off and on for the last few months has just worn meContinue reading “Sometimes the darkness can be beautiful. But sometimes it’s a real bitch. Depends, I guess.”

Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not real.

When I’m on tour I often stop in the airport bookstores during layovers to do rogue signings.  I do them when I can and sometimes strangers stop to ask about the book.  Sometimes they buy a copy or two.  Mostly they don’t.  But last week one older woman in particular looked at Furiously Happy and told me that sheContinue reading “Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not real.”

I’m broken. I’m furiously happy. Both of these things are true.

If you’ve been reading here you know that my next book comes out in a few days.  It’s subtitled “A funny book about horrible things” because Furiously Happy is all about looking for the light in spite of the dark parts of life that weigh us down.  It’s easy to lose yourself in the fogContinue reading “I’m broken. I’m furiously happy. Both of these things are true.”

You are home.

This is my song for you today: Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and it’s truly wonderful to have voices speak out about something so many of us struggle with.  It’s not an easy subject or even one that people understand.  Even the people most vulnerable to suicide have a hard time understanding it. There are many things I couldContinue reading “You are home.”

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