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Those days...you know the ones...

Today is Wednesday.  My 7 year old made the same joke this morning as she does every Wednesday:  it’s a wacky Wednesday ’cause it’s Hump Day. 790 more words

Mental Illness

Your choice 

​Bring me back to life

Bring me back to the road

Mend my broken pieces

Heal my wounded heart

Warm my cold hands

Fill my gap of emptiness… 58 more words


Leather & Lace, and balloon songs

The other afternoon my eight-year-old stepdaughter and I were playing Keep-It-Up in the kitchen with an under-inflated purple balloon, and Leather and Lace came on. It turned out that the Stevie Nicks and Don Henley duet, with its ultra-plaintive tone, was the perfect (and I perfect I mean absurd and melodramatic) background music for me and the little girl whacking a balloon and watching it float across the room. 286 more words

The Knock on the door

I am about to go on a journey to Auschwitz – site of one of the infamous concentration camps which, in the second world war, was used to imprison and exterminate 1.1 million Jews in addition to numbers of Gypsies, Homosexuals and others that the Third Reich though were not worthy of life. 347 more words

The Great Depression - In My Heart and Pockets

Something happened yesterday and it blew my world away. In order to better understand this story, it is important to know that even though I am struggling with depression, I am what you call “a functional depressed person”. 555 more words

My Corner

The Unwilling Volunteer

the beast of the long night
waits for me
at the edge
of the forest

there’s nothing I can do

he grins and
prowls back and forth… 22 more words


The Grip Of Anxiety

There are no mole hills…there are mountains…impossible to climb…overwhelming. You feel hopeless,helpless,confused,& afraid.