Feeling Better

Thanks for the supportive comments on that last post. After spending the weekend away from work and away from the stresses of searching for a new job, I feel much more in control and much less fearful. The fear and uncertainty will probably creep back, but now I know the best way to handle it…

Unsafe

I went to bed last night, and woke up this morning with a very strange feeling. It’s a feeling I haven’t had in a long time but that I know all too well. I feel very unsafe. No, it’s not war, terrorism or anything like that. Those things may make me feel unsafe in one…

Reading

I’ve added a handful of books to the Suggested Reading list. As always, half of my proceeds from anything you buy through my Amazon affiliate links will be donated to Prevent Child Abuse. Tags: Abuse

War Coverage

Want to know the quickest way to depression? Leave CNN on all day. I guarantee the non stop war coverage will leave you unable to deal with life. You see, the thing is, we have 24 hour news coverage, but our minds were never designed to handle non-stop war coverage. We can be concerned for…

Civilian Support

Regardless of which side of the going to war fence you are on, I hope you can at least agree that the families of the servicemen and women who are currently deployed in the Middle East deserve our support at this time. In that vein, Natalie is setting up Operation Civilian Support to: – Accept…

St. Patrick’s Day

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, and while to many of you that simply means green beer and parades, to me, and many other Irish-Americans it means something else entirely. You see, in Ireland, traditionally, St. Patrick’s Day has not been a big party. In fact, most see it as a very holy, somber day. There…