Hope Versus Belief

It was a bad week. It was somewhat expected – for some reason, bad shit tends to happen surrounding my birthday. Every freaking year (the most famous year being when my brother went to jail and David lost his job).…

Waiting and Watching

Two weeks ago, Jack was admitted to the hospital with a fever of 102.7 – his first in about a year. Maintenance had been going so smoothly that it was quite the surprise. Even more surprising – the hospital stay…