Tag Archives: 12 steps

A 12-Step Guide to Holiday Re-Gifting

‘Tis the season of giving! It is better to give than receive.  I think that’s how that goes.  I dug into my historical vaults to find the origins of this nobel sentiment.  Scholars debate the first time these words were spoken.  I found the true initial utterance of the phrase and it was not in […]

A 12 Step Approach to Procrastination

Procrastination is an addiction. “Oh, I can do that tomorrow,” or “I’ve got plenty of time left to get that project done,” are the Procrastination Addict’s go-to excuses for putting off the inevitable. Procrastination is an insidious disease, an infliction that begins in our early years, when we were tardy for that god forsaken math class. […]

12 Steps to Holiday Re-Gifting

‘Tis the season of giving! It is better to give than receive.  I think that’s how that goes.  I dug into my historical vaults to find the origins of this nobel sentiment.  Scholars debate the first time these words were spoken.  I found the true initial utterance of the phrase and it was not in […]

12 Steps for A Happy Halloween

Have you noticed how some people don’t understand the simple idea of Trick or Treating on Halloween? It’s not rocket science. Kids, dressed in their spooky little costumes knock on your door, say “Trick or Treat,” and you give them candy.  Pretty simple, wouldn’t you agree?’ Then, why in the name of everything Halloweenie, do some […]

Writers & Addicts

Writers are a weird bunch. For me, and I’m guessing that I’m not alone here, writing is addictive.  The more you do, the more the urge to write builds, exactly like heroin.  If I can’t chip a little here and there, I’ll start withdrawals, the shakes and hearing voices. Unlike heroin, there is no chemical […]