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Headaches and holidays.

I have a headache today. Which, in the spirit of honesty, isn’t really a new thing [chronic, but not enough to warrant a visit to a doctor and rarely hits the level of migraine.] If anyone read my last post, well, things and life got in the way and I wasn’t able to keep the … Continue reading

Fuck your feelings.

It’s the title of a book, and I will say more on that later. For now, a little history… About a month ago, I was an obese slug with a two-pack-a-day smoking habit. I read books all day long. No seriously, all. day. long. Mostly paranormal romance (vampire and werewolves, oh my!), reverse harem, biker … Continue reading

Post-turkey thankfullness.

Not that I eat turkey. Regardless, this year there was a lot to be thankful for. Honestly, every year there is a lot to be thankful for, it’s just a matter of being in the right frame of mind to see it. I’m thankful that this year I was in that frame of mind (see … Continue reading

Watching the black dog tide.

Part of my personal struggle as both a human being and a parent is with depression. According to various internet sources that sound really convincing, the phrase “black dog” was first used by Winston Churchill to describe this cycle phenomena that strikes millions of the world’s population. I don’t like that metaphor so much, because … Continue reading