Pulling Strings

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
All, Break up, Bull Shit, Drama, Friends, Straights Leave a Comment

Friendships are not supposed to have strings. At least mine aren’t – or can’t. I won’t allow them to. Strings are for relationships, which is fine, as that’s a whole different situation. Now I find myself in the same situation with my Straights [NYC friends who moved to the Midwest]. You may recall I previously posted about my visit to …

Sibling Rivalry

Forget to Forgive

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
All, Bull Shit, Family Leave a Comment

Over the last twelve months I’ve stayed in semi-close contact with a few of my mom’s friends. One of which I’ve known since I was a little boy. She’s always been a colorful character and is safely deemed Mom’s best friend. She also has a relationship with my sister, and out of the blue, Sherrie, the bestie, sent me a …

self-destruct-button

To Each Their Own Truth

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
All, Drama, Family, Larrymore Leave a Comment

After the family “bonding” crashed and burned I shared the last blog, #WhiteTrashForever. Of course, this sent my sister off a cliff. I removed her comments from Facebook and didn’t approve her comment on the blog post. The reason: It perpetuates the drama.. And, really, what’s the point? But her last Facebook comment, “The truth hurts, doesn’t it,” got me …

Crazy

#WhiteTrashForever

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
All, Drama, Family Leave a Comment

When our mother passed away my siblings made this big speech on how they’d like to be closer. Having let them fade from my life it seemed like I should at least attempt to reconnect. When it came time to split up the little bit of money left as an inheritance, which I was instructed to split with only my …