"The worse kind of sad is that which you can't explain to others because you are a survivor" 17 years old and leaving on my first jet to Montreal Today is the national day to discuss mental health, known best as #BellLetsTalk day. A massive corporate fundraising day and a chance to get people to … Continue reading Okay Let’s Talk
“Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.” - Elizabeth Edwards Attending my dad's employers Christmas party (1958) when … Continue reading Just Because It's Buried Doesn't Mean It's Dead
Alphabet of Despair Abandoned by friends, Abandoned by wife, Abandoned by children, Abandoned by life. Betrayed by his feelings, Betrayed by his drive, Betrayed by his body, Betrayed can’t survive. Captured by torture, Captured by loss, Captured by drugs, Captured by sauce. Destroyed by his blindness, Destroyed by his lust, Destroyed by his ignorance, Destroyed … Continue reading The Awakening
"In a word I was a pioneer, and therefore had to blaze my own trail" - Major Taylor There's a light fog out there today, maybe better described as a mist but enough that you know the horizon is there but you can't quite make it out. That same fogginess has been clouding my mind … Continue reading Is Being a Pioneer Worth It?
I'm in that hurry up and wait stage of dealing with a government bureaucracy. The sun is trying to shine and it has certainly warmed up. Has been raining buckets (as I write that two of the local high school kids on their way home in shorts...how wimpy am I) but not to bad today. … Continue reading Are We Talking..