Walking Along the Danube Promenade

Walking Along the Danube Promenade

Shoes Throughout Time I have been on a European riverboat cruise for the last two weeks, which is why I have not been posting. I had grand plans to get ahead of my writing and prepare posts while I was gone. Unfortunately, that plan did not work. In some ways, I am...
My Fawning “Yes Brain”

My Fawning “Yes Brain”

I have decided that I no longer want to worry about my anxiety and depression when I travel. Sounds great, right? It’s also a bit of a pipe dream in my healing journey. That doesn’t mean that I am not going to try. I am heading to Europe for a riverboat cruise in May....
A Poem on Being a Puppet

A Poem on Being a Puppet

Puppeteer I am a puppet in a clown’s suit, smiling and dancing when I feel sad and tired.   Someone holds the strings of my life in their hands, moving them this way and that as I move helplessly about the stage of life.   Sometimes I change costumes.  ...
Lost to the Darkness

Lost to the Darkness

Back to the Grind I am trying hard to go back to what I was initially writing and drawing for this week’s posts. I can’t. I am still thinking about L. A person that I have not spoken to in almost thirty years. And though I spent a lot of time hanging out with her back...
Lipstick on a Pig – Covering Up Abuse

Lipstick on a Pig – Covering Up Abuse

It happens all of the time. Walking by another human being, and the inevitable weirdness of the question, ‘how are you doing today?’ From a random stranger, my automatic response is ‘Good.’ Because spirit only knows; random stranger does not want to know how I am...
The Choice is Always Yours

The Choice is Always Yours

To Decrease or Not Decrease It’s time. Several weeks ago, I started decreasing my medication. I was on what is considered a high dose of Zoloft, at 150 mg per day (technically sertraline – a generic version of Zoloft for those keeping track). The first few...
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