Happy Birthday to Me!

Happy birthday to me! I am 50+ years young. It’s not that I’m ashamed of my age, but I probably shouldn’t give away my DOB here. I’m actually proud how long I’ve lasted; a lot of chronically depressed people don’t make it this far. This is the first birthday I can recall not being depressed. […]

The Spirit of the Season?

Ah, nothing brings out the sense of entitlement in some people like the holidays! From the so-called War on Christmas to the war on Starbucks cups, a good sense of moral outrage can really stir up the spirit of the season in some.  This year, in addition to anger over not being wished a Merry […]

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

I want to end it with Facebook, but I can’t bring myself to say good-bye. I have my reasons for wanting to stay, the most obvious being my desire to stay connected to people I wouldn’t otherwise connect with. Let’s face it, things have changed. When I first met Facebook, it was a cool place […]