Tag Archives: Depression

Flying By the Seat of My Pants

Until recently, when asked how things were in my life, I’d say (only one quarter in jest): “Oh, you know, circling the drain.” This has been a knee jerk response for several years now, revealing either a very clogged drain, … Continue reading

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April Is the Cruelest Month

I am always waiting for the other shoe to drop. And after this past winter, I can tell you, it’s raining shoes. Reacting as I have been programmed to on that day in 1957 when my father did not come … Continue reading

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Back To My Senses

I remember when… I remember zen… While the original intent of this exercise of “an hour at a time” didn’t have the staying power I had hoped for, I don’t consider that a failure. It looked good on paper. And … Continue reading

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Slow Churning

A law of physics in my office/art studio is this: If there is a surface, it will be covered. No matter how many tables, countertops, stands, file cabinets, or shelves are in this room, I will manage within three days … Continue reading

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My birthday was exactly one week ago today, and I do look and feel much younger than my chronological age. But self-compliments aside, many of my attempts to reach certain goals by this milestone have failed: not in spectacular crash-and-burns, … Continue reading

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Working With What I Have

Twelve and a half years into the no longer new millennium finds me bobbing along, wondering where my life preserver is as I barely keep my chin above water. Truth be told, I am getting a little tired of treading. … Continue reading

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