Hello Mellow Yellow

Yep, still here.  Christmas was good.  I should post on it.  Just been busy.  Worked closer to 50 hours last week, than 40.  Then of course, holiday hoopla.  I’ll be back at another time and day for a general check in with feeling and detail.  Just not now.  Walking out the door in 10.

Words of Another

My husband shared with me recently, something a friend of his had written and posted on Facebook that he had been moved by.  After reading it I agreed that I too was moved.  Traci’s message being my message, my message being Traci’s message.  So here are Traci’s words, directly off her wall, in all their […]

So Much Heat

In the days that have followed the school shooting, so much has been thrown around, fueled by anger. The anti-gun people, the mental health system needs fixed people, the don’t blame the mentally ill people. Everyone has something to yell about. While I don’t have a single thing I want to take back, I do […]


This is what Morgan Freeman has to say about the shooting on Friday.  He has it so very right. (Edit: turns out it isn’t Mr Freeman. All very right.) “You want to know why. This may sound cynical, but here’s why. It’s because of the way the media reports it. Flip on the news and […]

This is a Mental Health Issue

I remember when I learned about Columbine.  I was sitting in my living room, about 15 years old, in High school myself, when Total Request Live with Carson Daily was interrupted for breaking news.  I sat there in shock, horror and awe. As I finished through high school, shootings weren’t common, but they were a […]

Thank God I Don’t Aim To Be Popular

Ok. So “OMG WHEEE” of the royal pregnancy aside, the real drama llama of the situation is the prank call. There are two parties to this: The radio DJ’s and the hospital. The DJ’s?  Never excepted to be put through.  Of course they didn’t.  Who in their right mind would have actually thought they could […]

Why I Blog

As things slow down around here and I average a handful of posts a month instead of the handful a week or even day I use to produce, I ask myself, in moments of weakness, why I continue on.  Why not shut this place down? Oh, I always pull myself out of that.  Too many […]

Broken Hearted

Sometimes it’s the little things that mean the most to me.  Like Pat, Thomas and I getting matching monogrammed stockings for T’s first Christmas.  My mom bought them for us.  Then gladly bought one for Luke when he entered our life.  When Sammy’s turn came mom was happy to purchase again, when I realized they […]

Cheese and Crack Jack-In-The-Box

My schizotypal is back in full force.  As strong as ever.  I don’t know if it’s because I’ve been off the medication that suppressed it, or if I’m feeling lonelier, or what.  I’d imagine, if anything, it would be a combination of the two.  But, I don’t really, conscientiously, feel very lonely.  If anything, as […]

Drive On Thru

I’m learning drive thru at work.  In the name of accuracy, I guess I should say I’m fine tuning and building confidence in drive thru.  I’ve known the mechanics for a year now.  But one of the mechanics is running 4 lanes, usually by yourself and that takes confidence and practice. Up until now I’d […]

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