In 1984 I was twelve years old. I had a major crush on Ralph Macchio from the Karate Kid. I read in TeenBeat or Bop or one of those magazines that I used to spend my allowance on that Ralph Macchio loved Bruce Springsteen. So, I started saying that I loved Bruce Springsteen–because this way, when I met Ralph and we fell in love, we would have something in common. … Continue Reading
It is almost that time of the year again when all attention turns to October 31st – Halloween.
For me, Halloween is one of the best days of the year. I have always enjoyed myself throughly every Halloween, since I was 5 years old I think.
I enjoy everything about the holiday: talk about carving pumpkins, attending a bonfire party, playing pranks or any other thing that can rush my … Continue Reading
Do you know someone who has died from an overdose?
I do. Two overdoses in my circle, actually. One very close relative many years ago, and a friend who died less than 4 months ago.
Overdosing is a truly sad, meaningless way to go. It leaves families and friends feeling terribly guilty, asking themselves “what did I miss” and blaming themselves with, “I should have been there!”.
In my friends … Continue Reading