Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Urgency To Be Real

My former therapist, a Jewish woman, posted this poem by Rainer Maria Rilke on Facebook today. She wrote that it’s “For the urgency in each of us to be real.” Maybe it’s because I’m not a religious person. But, I’m … Continue reading

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Giving meaning to Wonder

Ever since I first heard 10,000 maniacs’ “What’s the matter here”, I’ve been a huge fan of Natalie Merchant. Her voice is, to me, is incredibly beautiful. I stumbled across this video today of her explaining the inspiration  to another … Continue reading

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Bloopers in plain sight

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“You don’t know what I would do to feel normal.”

I was never into comic books. Well, there was that brief four or five month period when it seemed prudent to buy comic books for their profit potential. But, my interest in that faded quickly. Although I think I still … Continue reading

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I love this stuff

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Thursday Night. Bike Racing & Good Conversation

Yesterday was Thursday. That means my usual support group meeting. But, I decided about a month ago that I would be skipping weeks when this moderator is there. She’s not very good at doing what she is there to do: … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Suicide

  *I am not a professional. If you are thinking about suicide, you should seek help immediately. Don’t pass go. Stop. Pick up a phone. Talk to a friend. Write me. I don’t care. Get help. Suicide is never the … Continue reading

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