Tag Archives: depression

Alone in the Big Wide World

Some days it feels like I am alone in the Bid, Wide World. I know this isn’t so, I have a family who I love more than my own breath, great friends, who I would drop everything for, good friends, … Continue reading

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Fair or Unfair

There is a recent study done at U of Cal Berkeley. This study which involves the board game Monopoly, shows that people given an advantage in life (or in Monopoly) come to believe that they deserve the advantage. Further, the … Continue reading

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The Worst

I remember being told once, or hearing it said to someone once, “don’t worry if you are not the best. You are the best you, you can be”. I don’t remember the effect it had on me, but I do … Continue reading

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It Burns!

Ever had that moment when you reveal a frightening truth about your own weaknesses, your own lack, your own worst picture, and some person in your life confirms that part of you? It hurts in a way that goes right … Continue reading

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Mr. Noodle

Not so long ago, I read a joke online that made me spit out water and really laugh out loud, not like texting laugh out loud, where I usually mean, “smiled quietly to myself” – sqtm for short. So, anyway, … Continue reading

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fahgettaboudit

I went to see a show called “Jersey Boys” last night. Somewhere during the show one or more of the characters says this phrase- fahgettaboudit. Now I’ve heard it before, but somehow it stuck in my head last night. The … Continue reading

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Man in My Head

So I was out playing ball hockey with some friends the other night. One of the men was saying that lately he has this running soundtrack going in his head, songs come into his mind that go with what is … Continue reading

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Soul Holes

I go through life with an ever increasing awareness of the absences in my life. The places where I have let myself or others down. The places where the world around me seems broken somehow. The places where others have … Continue reading

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Computer Time

Why is computer time different from real time? My wife texts me that she is heading home and I respond, Okay I will wrap up this last thing and meet you in 15 minutes. An hour and a half later … Continue reading

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Not Normal

I just saw a piece on the news about a boy who was born into a girls body. this courageous young boy is now trying to live his life as a boy and is facing some challenges with peers etc. … Continue reading

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