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Passing

I haven’t written here in quite a while because, frankly, it had been a pretty good year and I didn’t have any great need to express myself on a blog about depression. The last half of this last month of … Continue reading

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Dead Man Walking

Long story short: I’m going over to Mom’s tomorrow. Not really my choice, as you know if you’ve been reading along. I suppose I could feign violent illness or something, but that will simply push it to Friday. The basic … Continue reading

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Cascade

Honesty is such a lonely word; Everyone is so untrue. Billy Joel, “Honesty” Over the years since it happened, I have come to think that the event itself was the least of the problem. It was the aftermath that caused … Continue reading

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Time and Tide Melts the Snowman

Lately I’ve been feeling… not “good” exactly, but… I guess I’ll take a tip from Orwell and say I’m doing “unbad”. I’ve gotten into a sort of low key vibe where I’m just sort of rolling along day to day. … Continue reading

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Disconnect

In the first post to this blog, I described how my strong connection to my family kept me alive during a bad period about ten years ago. Recently, that connection is slipping. Well, perhaps “recently” is not the right word. … Continue reading

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The Abyss Stares Back

By way of introduction, I will quote something that I wrote a while back, in response to a discussion of suicide. I have stared into that abyss. Nearly ten years ago I rode that edge a bit too closely, and … Continue reading

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