Day 427: Lessons Learned From the Inside of A Nursing Home

What images come to mind when you think of the phrase nursing home? If you are anything like me some of them are probably pretty scary. When a veritable blizzard of events caused me to the age of 34, reside in a nursing home for almost 3 months I was petrified. However, I would not... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on suicide and disability or yes I’m still alive

A lot has happened since the last time I wrote anything. Normalcy, or what passes for it in my life is just now reestablishing itself. Yesterday Oz brought a headline to my attention which greatly disturbed me. An 18-year-old paraplegic woman hanged herself after being repeatedly cyber bullied. I read the article and from what... Continue Reading →

Day 425: New Year, New Projects

I have never been a great believer in New Year's resolution the way most people use the idea. I feel like traditional resolutions carry with them the potential for too much guilt. Instead, I'm starting a new project this year. Right now there is no set end date because I'm really not sure where this... Continue Reading →

Day 420: Bookmail, Two for One Edition

So I just got my last book from my book subscription, Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole. I am also still reading my third book Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton but it turned out to be quite the tome so I am taking breaks and reading lighter things to give myself a rest. I will... Continue Reading →

Day 417: Same Song, Second Verse?

May is my birthday month but if I'm being honest I'm not terribly optimistic. I had a rough time of it last year around this time and things seem to be playing variations on the same theme.Such is life I suppose. Don't get me wrong small positive things have happened but given how quickly things... Continue Reading →

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