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Fear & Loathing

I’ve spent an eternity it seems hiding behind masks, armor and other ways to keep myself safe.

My sister made a realization the other day when I had yet another panic attack at the angry voice of a neighbor with a history of being abusive. 212 more words


Mothers and Daughters

Yesterday, we celebrated my mother’s 75th birthday.  She (and my father, and my grandmother) went through a lot of changes over the years.  Born just before America got into World War II, I’m sure that for most of her life, our country has been evolving at a dizzying rate. 750 more words


Life is Erratic

I’ve been looking over a lot of my blog over the last few days, trying to get into the mindspace of writing.  It’s not that I have writer’s block or lack ideas, it’s that my mind just can’t seem to settle down enough to write about them. 544 more words

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Building Real Friendships

Well then according to Josh Charles I’m a very lucky man.

I’m very fortunate to be honest, because thankfully I don’t have enough fingers to count the number of great friends I have. 564 more words


Drawlloween: Day 1 - Ghost (yeah, I know it's October 6)

There’s a meme going around Facebook called “Drawlloween 2015 (#Drawlloween).  Since one of the things I’ve lost from being abused is that my well of creativity has run dry (and is slowly, … 511 more words

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Two Can Play That Game (As Long As I'm Not One Of Them)

As if there weren’t enough reasons for me to wallow in self-doubt as a mother already! As if the burden of mama-guilt wasn’t already heavy enough! 566 more words