Tag Archives: Living

Nothing lasts

I was talking to my Mom over Thanksgiving getting her thoughts on the mini-family reunion we had just attended. It had been years since I had seen some of these folks and I wanted to get her take on how … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with people?

“Please don’t judge people. You don’t know what it took someone to get out of bed, look and feel as presentable as possible and face the day. You never truly know the daily struggles of others.” – Karen Salmansohn I … Continue reading

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Family traditions

My father has three brothers and these four siblings had ten kids. My grandmother remarried before I was born to a man I called my grandfather. He had two daughters who had three kids. This was a big blended family. … Continue reading

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Seasons

“Summer nights and long warm days, Are stolen as the old moon falls, And My mirror shows another face, Another place to hide it all” – Chris Cornell, “Seasons” I look out my window on this first day of November and notice that … Continue reading

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What keeps us alive?

She told him that her depression had returned and that she was thinking about suicide again. Guns were moved out of the house, medications were reevaluated and changed and pretty soon things felt like they were back to normal. They … Continue reading

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Hurt and pain

This is a song about somebody else, So don’t worry yourself, worry yourself, The devil’s right there right there in the details, And you don’t wanna hurt yourself, hurt yourself, Put your arms around somebody else, Don’t punish yourself, punish yourself, Truth is like blood underneath … Continue reading

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Checking doors

“If it doesn’t open it’s not your door” For the last year or two I have been looking for a door to open. I have some baggage I am carrying around that has kept a number of the doors I … Continue reading

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