Love Isn’t All I Need
Nov20

Love Isn’t All I Need

I’ve written over 4,000 words about this, hoping to release what’s been bottled up.  The first draft was like the Mentos and Diet Coke experiment; an explosion of emotional baggage I’ve carried since the first breakup.  After reading it a few times, I realized that was not something I’d want anyone to read, even if they could comprehend it.  So I started over.  The second draft was less volatile, shook up with the leftover...

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Apparent Forgiveness
Oct02

Apparent Forgiveness

Twelve school changes, between ten different schools and in six different cities.  That was my Kindergarten thru 12th grade experience; lots of change. I’m a child of divorce.  As a matter of fact, my dad has three divorces, my mom has two, and at 32 years old, I already have one.  No I don’t plan on another one, thank you though.  Sometimes I wish I’d get government assistance declaring that it is illegal for me, Jon Vaughn, to be...

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Confidence That Bleeds
Sep04

Confidence That Bleeds

Aunt Flow.  Crimson Tide.  Red Sea.  The Rag.  TOM (time of the month) You can give it any name you want; there are plenty of them.  It’s inevitable.  It’s going to happen.  You might not want to think about it but it doesn’t make it go away.  You can prepare all you want but you’ll never know when or where this event will take place.  If you have a daughter, she is going to start menstruating one day; the inaugural event I’ve...

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