Light in the storm

Last week, I wrote about an old friend being shaken from the welfare tree because he was deemed "not disabled enough" to forgo work. Thursday, I picked my messages to hear the first shade of hope in this man's voice in many months. He was jubilantly announcing that, after six years of Read More...

Oh, Say can you see?

Second cup of dopamine. The fog is nearly dispersed from a head that woke throbbing. Note to self: No milk at night. To my dairy loving, albeit lactose intolerant system, it makes for bizarre dreams and impacted sinuses. Sleep apnea; hence the aching head. Oxygen: Don’t leave home without Read More...

Gratitude

Well, 2009 is winding down as one for the books. Found love; lost work. Love has saved me; work was eventually going to kill me. Due to being out of work, it looks like we might lose some material possessions that have been good to us, but which have been also been causing great emotional Read More...