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Climbing Out


Just a bit at a time. This year has been particularly difficult. Between injuries, some fucked up mental health issues, and blood pressure bullshit, I’m not at my best. I don’t do as much as I used to and I’m tired all the time. I thought it was mostly due to getting used to the new medicines. In fact, I discussed that possibility with my doctor on Friday. I told her that I felt...

It’s Good To Belong


We all want to fit in, right? Sure, no one wants to come from a cookie cutter. We want to be unique and stand out. Even when we say we don’t, we kind of do. I mean, at least that is what I suspect. Even so, it’s good to belong and have a tribe. It’s good to feel comfortable in your surroundings. To be able to sit down and go “I belong here. No one can question this.”...

What was the middle thing?


I loved A Fish Called Wanda. I’ve been recalling Kevin Kline’s character, Otto, more and more these days. What was the middle thing? I’m not saying I’m losing my mind, I’m just saying my mind takes longer and longer strolls. This year has been trying, y’all. I had yet another doctor appointment for my blood pressure. We’re adding another medicine. I...