Emily Semple – had her day! The Love Chicken Sickness descends on the Emerald Valley.
“Lock her up!”
Thirty-two years ago I graduated from the New Hope program at Serenity Lane. My aftercare packages said;
“Write! Write! Write!”
I am clean and sober – today! I write ten hours a day. My social life, is, faint. Two years ago, I talked to Kim and an ex-neighbor about sending out a movie script titled ‘Love Chicken’ that was inspired by my crazy neighbor, Cheryl. About a dozen of my neighbors were witness to some very strange things that Cheryl had done in our common area. While most mentally ill people manage to confine their condition to their unit, Cheryl shared her insanity – with all of us! At times she was out of control. Trying to get Cheryl to control herself – was impossible! She welcomed the challenge. She fought you. She knocked one rescue guy on his ass, as he hauled her off to the Johnson Unit, where…
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