From snow to sunshine….

From snow to sunshine…. It’s funny how the weather triggers different things from thoughts, to feelings, that turn into storms that just won’t cease. It was often during the winter that I would enter treatment. Simply to have a warm place to rest my head and certainly not because I wanted to change my life. […]

Checked in, pimped out (Worcester Mag)

Thousands of motorists make their way up and down Route 9, the Mass Pike and Interstate 290 everyday, passing by countless hotels and motels, probably without giving a thought to them. To Audra Doody, many of those hotels and motels served as cages where she stayed days at a time, for as long as business was […]


Snowstorms  ​I remember when news of the snow would bring on the feeling of impending doom. Where would I go? How would I get my fix? Did I even have any gloves? A coat? Where would I find warmth? Shelter? It’s days like today that I am extremely grateful for me life. And though I […]

I Dream of Simple Things 

I Dream of Simple Things  I dream of simple things when I dream this dream that I can never get out of my head. It is always raining and I am not sure of the significance of that, or even if there is any significance. It is always gray, and I am always waiting, waiting […]