Author Archives: elroyjones

About elroyjones

Married, no children, responsibly self-directed, living happily.

My Princess

I have favorites. I know, shocking and scandalous! All of us know people we like more than others, let’s not pretend otherwise. Recently, we attended a very small home wedding. Today, during my union break, I looked through a correspondence … Continue reading

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Kayla’s Letters 1.15.16

1.15.2016 Dear Kayla, I got your letter today, the one where you wrote about not having any friends other than your family. I haven’t written because I’ve been working from 4A-8P, 7 days a week- I’m old and tired. Please … Continue reading

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Kayla’s Letters 1.7.16

1.7.2016 Dear Kayla, Please try not to be scared for the future. At this point there is not a lot you can do to impact the judicial system. It won’t hurt to ask your lawyer if your case could be … Continue reading

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Kayla’s Letters 1.3.16

1.3.2016 Dear Kayla, As a young adult, the difference between want and need is sometimes confusing. None of us needs more than shelter, clean water, heat, food and basic clothing to keep us covered. Your generation has been bombarded by … Continue reading

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Kayla’s Letters 1.2.16

1.2.2016 Dear Kayla, By now you’ve probably heard the 12-step adage, “Take what you need and leave the rest.” I hope you do that throughout your recovery. There are many spiritual, emotional and physical disciplines that may be helpful to … Continue reading

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Kayla’s Letters 12.30.2015

12.30.2015 Dear Kayla, I think of you and I try to remember things I felt at your age and how I reacted to situations to see what I learned that may be helpful to you. It’s taken me a long … Continue reading

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Kayla’s Letters 12.28.15

12.28.2015 Dear Kayla, I know you can do it, I KNOW you can. You’re doing a great job of thinking about things and accepting responsibility for your life. You’re trying hard to make a plan and get it all together. … Continue reading

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