I feel like a broken record. Again, a week of phone calls with no resolutions. We have contacted our contractor, our loan provider, our home sales rep, and our financial adviser. We’ve signed the purchase order and have enough money in my retirement fund to give me a bit of a raise. On the upside, … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 54
“If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.”~Fred Rogers American television host, author, producer, and Presbyterian minister Fred Rogers … Continue reading Random Quote for March 20, 2021
(C) 2020, JJ Shaun I spent the first half of my life searching for “family.” Yes, I have my immediate blood family, but I always knew there was more to it than just my parents and siblings. I have a boatload of aunts, uncles, and cousins, at least half of whom are on the other … Continue reading The Comfort of Family
"There's nothing, repeat, nothing to be ashamed of when you're going through a depression. If you get help, the chances of your licking it are really good. But, you have to get yourself onto a safe path."~Mike Wallace American journalist and newscaster Mike Wallace was born on this day in 1918.
I have a confession to make. I suffer from depression. I suppose if I'd been honest with myself or been more knowledgeable, I might have recognized it earlier in my life and been treated sooner. But see, I grew up in a time when mental illness, or mental health for that matter, was never discussed. … Continue reading Writing and Depression