Movie Review Time

OK first off, let me just say that if you haven’t seen, and are planning on going to see, Reign over Me, the new Adam Sandler/Don Cheadle movie, you might want to skip this post. I’ll be providing some details about the movie that you might not want to know going in. No, not the…

Take a break

I was reminded of something rather important today. You see, I had made plans to meet up with a friend of mine for lunch Friday, her birthday had recently passed, and I took the opportunity to offer to buy her lunch and get to spend some time catching up. Now, that’s not anything earth-shattering, but…

Walking away

Well, I took my own advice today. All that talk about knowing your limits and knowing when a relationship is demanding too much, made a lot of sense when it came to my volunteer commitments with the Friends of the Library. I realized that while I enjoyed the work I had done there, and was…

People and relationships

Some thing that has been getting my attention lately is the various dynamics that take place in the course of any relationship. I think society covers these things in the case of romantic relationships in depth. You can’t turn on a TV, or look in a book store without seeing some things about romantic relationships, or…

Men and Depression

Some heavy reading for tonight, courtesy of Psych Central. Newsweek put out a six page article about Men and Depression in which they suggest that the rate of depression in men is vastly under reported because of the weakness it suggests: “Our definition of a successful man in this culture does not include being depressed,…

Dreams and Memories

The other night I had what I can only describe as a semi-dream. I’m fairly sure I was asleep, and dreaming, but everything in my dream actually happened. It was like having one long, vivid, memory. It was a memory of the night I tried to commit suicide, more than 10 years ago. Nothing earth-shattering…