November 2015 I almost didn’t write a letter this year. Like the city under this winter’s snow, I withdrew from the outside world by the end of March. The plight of our family problem had reached an apex and my … Continue reading
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Are we all just a little insane?
Seriously, I have been wondering. If you follow quantum physics which portends that time is not linear and it’s all a matter of our perception, then couldn’t we apply this thinking to our mental states?
I mean who says the guy eating cockroaches on the street is insane. Many countries serve these insects as delicacies. So the question isn’t that they are in edible, but our perception of it being so.
so if many thousands of folks eat insects, then wouldn’t it mean this guy was sane too? Or do they have to be roasted and served with a great sauce?
Think about it. What does our society claims as sane behavior but if we did the same thing in the depths of the Amazon Forrest would get us “exorcised” or something.
It wasn’t too long ago that the thought of flying would get you burnt at the stake and men wanting to become women would be scoffed at, yet now both are growing common.
so what is sanity? Perception? Or fact? Will we ever know?
Learning To Drive
Learning to drive isn’t easy at any age. There is lots to get used to when you start out. Not everyone meets this right of passage at age 16-16 ½. Many of us delay our first license for many … Continue reading
Breaking News: Trump’s a Murderer, Clinton the Anti-Christ
A friend gave me this writing prompt and dared me to write a story in thirty minutes or less. So being an equal opportunity offender I decided to piss off, the north, south, republicans, democrats, the rich and the … Continue reading
Why don’t I celebrate Father’s Day?
I get this question a lot. It always amuses me how many people forget that there are millions of us who do not have dads. Sure we have had biological fathers, but that doesn’t mean they were dads. My … Continue reading
When you were a baby you idolized me
When you were eight you ignored me
When I was near death you thought of only yourself
When you were a tween you wanted to challenge me
When you were fifteen I was your trusted confidant
When I tried to be vulnerable you turned on me
When you grow up you will have forgotten…
… It all.
Life- Intimidating, but adventurous
I am not sure any phase of my life has been so terrifying. And, I’m not sure why. I have been through worse, much worse. Yet, this time I feel so all alone, unable to make salient connections. I … Continue reading
I sit here battered and bruised. A veteran of therapy and breakdowns, depression and recovery. Yet, I know that I’m not whole. I will never be whole. Have you ever felt like your life was like a … Continue reading
I Think Life Would Be Easier If I Were Dead.
No I’m not suicidal. I just think that haunting a few people would be preferable to actually dealing with them. I have had it with broken promises And hypocrites that preach love and understanding but demonstrate anything but… I … Continue reading