Category Archives: depression

Me vs Roomie

I cleaned kitchen and 1 furball’s cage. I made bread, and remembered to take chicken out of freezer. I hiked 4.53mi in two hours exactly. Got home to bake said bread, cook/roast said chicken. She’s struggling not to be depressed … Continue reading

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ASH #9: A bet with God

God, a deity, who is supposed to be bigger, badder and better than me, or you. I suppose because I’ve never seen him. Although I have a tome of 73 books that I read at breakfast & dinner that tells … Continue reading

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jumbled

something happened and I became lost in the tangle. I heard you say, far and away, to stay focused and to stay with you. Eyes peeled as grapes and breath held to burning, I couldn’t stay with you and I … Continue reading

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02/25/2011

This shouldn’t be new information to you at this point: I’m tired. Dragged myself out of bad this morning, running late.  Getting into work, I sat at my desk literally sat still for 5 minutes trying to think of what … Continue reading

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spirituality i

Perhaps the best thing about endlessly purchasing and perusing books is knowing exactly where to look when I’m needing a particular turn of phrase.  All of Austen is available for wit, Merton for quasi-Christian-Buddhist ‘silence is golden’ tendencies, etc.  But … Continue reading

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