Daily Archives: March 22, 2016

Smash Mirror

No, this post is not about shattering glass.  It’s about the neat page I just finished in my Smash Book.  The right-hand page, still as it was when I got the book, is a bit shiny.  The left-hand page has a mirror on it, surrounded by a “poem” written using quote stickers.  The page was […]

Smash Mirror

No, this post is not about shattering glass.  It’s about the neat page I just finished in my Smash Book.  The right-hand page, still as it was when I got the book, is a bit shiny.  The left-hand page has a mirror on it, surrounded by a “poem” written using quote stickers.  The page was […]

Stroking My Sexual Spirits Away

Ready. Set. Sail! (Disclaimer: This post is full of random thoughts and is in no way guaranteed to be cohesive, readable, or intelligent in any way, shape, or form. Failure to grasp that can result in extreme disappoint, high blood pressure, malaria, trichinosis, back pain, arterial insufficiency, erectile dysfunction, coma, and death. Proceed with caution.) I… More Stroking My Sexual Spirits Away

What are we leaving our children?

What are we leaving our children? In light of the terror attacks, I ask this. We are leaving them isis, a sickening, violent, almost non human group. We are leaving them a horribly unequal world, as far as wealth, as far as education, as far as the comforts of living a long and productive life, and it is this inequality that spawns terror. 

As far as climate, the health of this planet, our home, what are we leaving them? We are leaving them a catastrophe. The 10-20 inch rise in sea levels that was to have taken many decades in which to occur, now climatologists think will happen within a decade. And it will have real and dire consequences. This is what we are leaving for our children to deal with and it is not something that can easily be handled, or perhaps handled at all. 

Terror and climate catastrophe. This is what we are leaving for our children. Sad, incredibly sad. 

How, with the way things are and the way people behave, how can we make things any better? 

Cruz is calling for monitoring of Muslim neighborhoods to make sure that Muslims don’t get radicalized! Trump wants to register Muslims so he can keep tabs on them! Does this not remind you of another awful period in history, targeting and marking a whole group of people. Remember, it did not end well. 

As my brother, who is an Art director of an Institute in Brussels said “Scary times!” Scary because of so many things. 

Unfortunately, fear seems to be winning. 


Smashing and Wrecking

A week or so ago, my favorite coworker gave me a gift.  It was a Smash Book and some accessories to go with it.  What is a Smash Book?  It’s sort of a messy, less anal-retentive form of scrapbooking.  The pages in the book have a theme, and then you’re supposed to just stick random […]

Smashing and Wrecking

A week or so ago, my favorite coworker gave me a gift.  It was a Smash Book and some accessories to go with it.  What is a Smash Book?  It’s sort of a messy, less anal-retentive form of scrapbooking.  The pages in the book have a theme, and then you’re supposed to just stick random […]

I ❤️ Ankara. I ❤️ Istanbul. I ❤️ Brussels. 

All three cities have been the target of isis attacks.  I send them all my love.

I hope this abomination known as isis is destroyed with as much alacrity as we can muster!

If Trump could guarantee the annihilation of these monsters, I would vote for him, that is how much I want them gone.

These monstrous inhumans pull out the anger and hate in us, they infect us with their own fear, hatred and violence. We must not give in to them. We must still act with love not fear.

You see, the struggle between love and fear is not some abstract thing, it is played out in the human arena countless times, every day. What we have to do is make sure we act with love and love wins over fear. We can even show our love to our own fear, that is truly grace! If each and every human on this earth does this, then there can be no isis.

With much love from me to all of you.


Spoiled Brat or Bipolar?

Today I’m going to tell a story about a young man named Bradley. Some of these will sound like I’m rambling; some won’t make a connection. I will kind of go all over the place, but that’s the way my mind worked, so it’s okay. Sadly, there is so much I don’t remember from my […]

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I wish I was manic 

Yes. You read the title correctly. I’d rather be an irritable fool than this bag of useless nothing I am now.  Every year this time I seem to go under and drown in a sea of hopelessness. I have trouble sleeping even whilst on sleeping meds; I am extremely negative and the suicidal ideation is […]

Another Strong Morning

I woke up good this morning again–I kept up with my youngest one until she went to wait for the bus and have stayed awake all morning.  The cleaning crew came again and we are back on a regular schedule.  I finished up my schoolwork for the week and can now relax from that since my essay that was due next week I’ve already turned in.  We will see how it goes.

Our church is having a revival this week and so far I’ve been to all the services.  My youngest wants to go back tonight, but they ran so late last night we’re unsure about her going again because it gets her to bed too late. I’ll probably go regardless unless Bob’s back is still cutting out on him.  Then I will need to stay home and help him.  Last night was about repentance and I had to pray that again, I will stop trying to take control of my life from GOd and let him be in control  I am so used to fighting for my independence and being proud of keeping my life under control myself.  I really need to pray that God is controlling me and not myself in my own strength.

I have a teleconference in thirty minutes for advising for summer and  fall semesters. I plan to take a literature course this summer and a forms course this fall. I’m going to be progressing at a snail’s pace through this but It’s the only way I know to be safe in doing it. I’ll be the eternal student in this program since so many people will finish in two years or four.  But that’s okay .  I don’t’ need to work until I have a few more years of stability under my belt anyway.  Get used to being in remission and feeling well.

Hope everyone is having a good week.  I am!  Keep reading!