To find help 24/7, call 1-800-662-HELP or visit FindSupport.gov. Because May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, I’d like to dedicate this post to my fellow crazies. I’m right there with you. Let’s not forget to laugh. We can survive another May day with a little positive thinking. There is a quote that helps me … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month
What Happened to U.S.?
We all need to unplug occasionally. As of late, I can barely process my own family's drama, let alone that of the country in which I live, or the world beyond it. My recent back surgery, as well as another (still unresolved) health issue, forced me to ignore all news, including political events. I regretted … Continue reading What Happened to U.S.?
Oh, my. Will this provocative title garner a bump in reads? I’ll let you know. I’ve been missing in action of late. It’s not that I haven’t been writing, it’s more that I haven’t had the will to hit publish. Do I really want “my affairs” made public? I can tell you this; I’ve been … Continue reading My Affairs
Open the Door
“The door to happiness opens outward.” ~Soren Kierkegaard Doors are the subject of countless quotes, and my favorite is Kierkegaard’s. A door opening outward exudes hope, promises escape, offers sunshine, air, and limitless possibilities. The last time I escaped through a door that opened outward, searching for happiness, I instead found groceries and lead footed … Continue reading Open the Door
Lowering the Bar— Joke
This week has been a mixed bag. The bag I reached into on Friday, hoping for the best, rendered me a flat tire. Every so often I just have to stare, so I did. Then I looked up to the sky and asked my beloved dead dogs in heaven how they could let this happen … Continue reading Lowering the Bar— Joke
My “Where Were You When” Story
“The graveyard shift requires a gentle soul to soothe the sleepless to sleep or keep them company until tagging with the Morning Report team.” ~unknown My intention in writing this post is not to relive the horror. I have done that far too often, reading every report and watching every video. I am in hiding … Continue reading My “Where Were You When” Story