(TL;DR – Love wins. Now read the whole thing.) Okay, let’s talk a bit about love versus fear. For me, the holidays are always hard and I tend to make myself and everyone else around me completely miserable, so this year I gave myself a project. I would do something nice for the various people … More Postcards and paranoia.
Just a quick few lines here. It has been forever since I updated this last and largely because I was going through a period of suicidal depression wherein I was letting literally everything else slide. I suppose I could write a good deal more about that – about the doctors and tests and hospital visits … More Whelp, the holidays are here, let’s have some bloody cheer.
Ah, Christmas. What a concept. As we finally decompress in the days after – the house is clean, the unacceptable gifts (wool sweater which I am allergic to, and perfumed thrift store shirt three sizes too large which I am allergic to) donated to local homeless shelter, cat allowed outside during brief dry spell – … More Post-Christmas clean-up
Hello, all. I am opting out of the gift giving cycle this year. Those who feel they owe me something for whatever reason are invited to give to the following charities in my name instead. Here are quick links to my preferred charities. UN SYRIAN REFUGEE FUND : donate.unhcr.org/syria DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS: https://donate.doctorswithoutborders.org/ccupdate.cfm THE WOUNDED … More Opting Out of The Consumer Christmas Cycle -Links to my preferred gift giving charities
This time of year I like to thank those who have helped me along or simply encouraged me to continue writing and thinking…and even simply living. So here is a long overdue post to my fellow WordPress bloggers. Merry Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Festivus, etc to my readers, likers, and followers. It’s been an awesome year. … More A special thank you post. (List style)
DO NOT mention Thanksgiving or Christmas to me. Do not tell me to have a happy holiday. In fact, avoid me, period, until after all this Hallo-Thanks-Christmas crap is over. Like many people with severe chronic illnesses, I actually CANNOT Go out to a restaurant or go visiting. I have too many special food and … More MCS and holidays – bah humbug