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Suicide, OCD and POCD

I have not written on here for a good while. I have been really poorly. I had really bad suicide thoughts and to the point where I just wanted to kill myself. 379 more words


Kids of All Stages

Carolyn Hax is an advice columnist for The Washington Post. I read her column every day. I love advice columns, because no matter what’s going to shit in my life, these people always have it way worse. 1,433 more words


Day 1927, April 20, 2015 - Have a Coke with Newbie!

Newbie has his own Coke bottle now. He is now a happy cat. Today he wanted to go outside on the deck, but it was only 45 and I did not want to go outside with him. 47 more words

365 Pictures


It’s been rather ridiculously busy around here lately. The weekend was spent running errands, having the garage re-insulated, and doing a bit of gardening. Today I spent hanging out with my nieces. 136 more words

Conversations with Eden

Recent conversations with my five year old have went something like this:

Eden: If a blue whale ever destroys our house, we can live with Adavit. 157 more words

Remember This. This is Life.

My father was the son of a Polish serf. I don’t know if we humans really have a collective unconscious memory of things our ancestors experienced, but I suspect we have something like that. 282 more words

Human Nature

Q is for Quiet Time

Quiet time is precious to me. I love my kids, but I also love that time in the evenings when they are asleep and quiet and I can think. 170 more words