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An open letter

Received a letter recently from a reader. While I’m not going to post the letter, I thought it was worth posting my response (edited slightly). I sent this to him in early October and I haven’t heard anything back, so … Continue reading

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The Road to La Mancha

It has occurred to me just recently that I don’t really…. dream, anymore. Once upon a time, I had images in my head that I might be a writer. A musician. That energy of youth when the world lies at … Continue reading

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…it brings on many changes…

Over the past ten years, I’ve sadly observed that depression makes you a coward. I avoid confrontation like the plague, and despite my abilities, I’ve even avoided pursuing those things at which I would likely be successful… …because I might … Continue reading

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Only the bright…?

This is interesting: Only the Bright Commit Suicide

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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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