I Wrote a Letter: A Missive on Mental Health
I’ve come to understand more and more that getting health care is not for the faint-hearted. Instead of the system getting better, it’s become more complicated, scary, and less caring than ever. Remember the neighborhood or ‘country doctor’? If you’re on the younger side, you might not have had the pleasure and pain of such…
Good Time to Buy?
And the hits just keep coming … Was it someone at Motown who came up with that line, or was it a radio disc jockey? Either way, the phrase certainly sums up 2020 for a lot of people. The year hit like a boxer or MMA (mixed martial arts) fighter, slamming health and finances in…
Eminem Was Mine: A Requiem
I love the word ‘requiem’. It is solemn and connotes serious things. It has a couple of meanings, including a Catholic mass for the souls of the dead or an act or token of remembrance for something or someone.I watched two documentaries (well, more than two but these are the ones that matter to this…
Plovember Extra, Day Two! The Alien Hour, Part Two!
We left yesterday’s Alien Hour at a cliffhanger moment … click the image below to visit today’s installment, written by the brilliant Punk Rock Papa. Dig around his blog while you’re there. Fabulous stuff.
Nano Ploblano, the Extra Edition: The Alien Hour, Part One
Briton and I leaned close so the other patrons, some of whom were looking at us with a mixture of horrified and curious expressions, could not hear. ‘Why do you think he … she … it … picked us?”Maybe we should ask about gender pronouns,’ Briton suggested.I nodded. ‘Well, there is that, but why us?…