The House Of Me

I haven’t written anything in the last week and a half. I was otherwise engaged in efforts to maintain my sanity. It was one of those weeks where everything was going along alright, nothing too difficult but I quickly found myself in a situation. It was like I was walking through a ravine and suddenly […]

Repetition Breeds Remembering

Most of you probably know that the best way to remember something is through repetition.  The more you repeat something, whether it is through practice problems with homework, practicing your skills in a sport, singing the lyrics of a song over and over every time it plays on the radio or hearing things others say […]

Stripped Bare that I May See Clear

Let’s be honest here.  Everyone lies.  Some tell small white lies, some smudge a number just a tad, some make outright lies about their plans, some lie about their status, their job, their IQ – all to impress either another person or themselves.  None of these things are really of any consequence.  They are merely […]

The Plague Strikes

So… this week has been one trial after another.  It began with an ominous cough that sounded quite unlike anything I had ever heard.  It was loud, dry and should not have been happening at all.  It was my oldest daughter, coughing frequently. This alarmed me because she was currently on antibiotics for an ear […]

9 Things You Absolutely Need To Know!

I like to get personal every once in a while on my blog.  In that spirit, here are 9 things you may not know about me: 1. My cat does not talk 2. I have recently been laundering money. So far I’m up to $0.03 and let me tell you, those three pennies are spotless. […]

Trouble with your Past? This will help

If you are like most people I know, myself included, you often find yourself thinking about the past.  At times, this remembering turns into a pit of despair that sucks you in without your consent and leaves you mired in the murkiness of bad decisions for hours or perhaps days. Dealing with the past can […]