Stay Afraid, Lonely and Unsure

This impact statement will be read December 1, 2016. I’ve used initials, though E. said to use her name. She wants people to know what victims live with and what they must go through to get any sense of justice. The

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Stay Afraid, Lonely and Unsure

This impact statement will be read December 1, 2016. I’ve used initials, though E. said to use her name. She wants people to know what victims live with and what they must go through to get any sense of justice. The

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Unpacking, Unraveling

So you found the new place. Excuse the mess. I’ve combined the sites “Losing it …(in SO many ways” and “Excitable Gurelle – The Queen of Bipolar” because my life has been one and the same. It hasn’t been two

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Unpacking, Unraveling

So you found the new place. Excuse the mess. I’ve combined the sites “Losing it …(in SO many ways” and “Excitable Gurelle – The Queen of Bipolar” because my life has been one and the same. It hasn’t been two

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Pair of Dimes

The local Wal-Mart is my epilepsy nemesis. The amounts of visual stimuli added to the lighting and acoustics with my current bifocals and I’m, at the very least, pre-ictal by the time we’re hurriedly checking out. We know this now, so

Pair of Dimes

The local Wal-Mart is my epilepsy nemesis. The amounts of visual stimuli added to the lighting and acoustics with my current bifocals and I’m, at the very least, pre-ictal by the time we’re hurriedly checking out. We know this now, so

Undo Last Action

“You let the clutch out of your mouth before your brain is in gear.” – W. my ex-husbands father W. was an interesting guy. Most of the people I’ve known in real life, we’re blue-collar. Some of us get to that

Undo Last Action

“You let the clutch out of your mouth before your brain is in gear.” – W. my ex-husbands father W. was an interesting guy. Most of the people I’ve known in real life, we’re blue-collar. Some of us get to that

The Middle Path

We have so many filters or blockages that keep us from hearing what someone is saying or make it impossible for us to see the good in something because of our prejudice toward what we feel it represents. I often

The Middle Path

We have so many filters or blockages that keep us from hearing what someone is saying or make it impossible for us to see the good in something because of our prejudice toward what we feel it represents. I often

A Glorious Creature

Cassie* is a beautiful soul. She has this kind of quiet exuberance that you can’t not like, it’s just not possible. She gets right in there during conversations, right into the heart of them, you feel her looking you right

A Glorious Creature

Cassie* is a beautiful soul. She has this kind of quiet exuberance that you can’t not like, it’s just not possible. She gets right in there during conversations, right into the heart of them, you feel her looking you right

So You Wanna’ Be Inspirational

People don’t see that the person who is wry, sardonic or frustrated aren’t addicted to looking at the dark side but people who hope over and over again even when they don’t want to and that’s where communication breaks down.

So You Wanna’ Be Inspirational

People don’t see that the person who is wry, sardonic or frustrated aren’t addicted to looking at the dark side but people who hope over and over again even when they don’t want to and that’s where communication breaks down.

Fire and Rage

Long after the initial destruction, they are still wriggling through your mind like a maggot. It’s not over just because the fire’s been put out and you still have a heartbeat. You still have to grow new skin and stop

Fire and Rage

Long after the initial destruction, they are still wriggling through your mind like a maggot. It’s not over just because the fire’s been put out and you still have a heartbeat. You still have to grow new skin and stop