Good Vibrations? Probably Not!

Good Vibrations? Probably Not!

When The Beach Boys song Good Vibrations came out in 1966, I was only eight years old, but I understood it meant love and happiness—excitment. Aren’t most of seeking “good vibes” in life? Except that there aren’t good vibes in benzo withdrawal....
To Everything Turn. Turn. Turn.

To Everything Turn. Turn. Turn.

It’s raining now, as I write these words. The tap, tap, tap, on the roof, lullabies me as I ready for bed. Just after midnight, the rain will turn to snow, and I’ll wake up to a world covered in white—winter’s last gasp—as it fades into spring....
The Book I Promised. It’s Coming!

The Book I Promised. It’s Coming!

Christmas of 2016 I created a private Facebook group where people could give me their ideas about a benzo withdrawal book I wanted to write.  I began writing it Januray 2017, but kept hitting a wall I just couldn’t seem to get over. Then, that spring, the words...

Im Writing This To You From 40,000 Feet

I’m hanging in the sky somewhere above the heartland. I have another three hours to go before I land back in San Francisco. I was never a good flier before withdrawal, and I have to admit that this flight is challenging. We’ve hit some crazy bumpy air and...