Brain Dump

The above graphic was posted on Facebook by a friend of mine.  I read it early last week, and it’s been rattling around in my mind since then. I had to go back and read it a couple of times, and make sure that it was really there, that someone had really written those words, turned … More Brain Dump

Best and Worst

Yesterday evening brought me one of the best conversations that I’ve had in the past 10 years, and it also brought the scariest moment of my life so far, which will only get worse. Yesterday, my son, the same one who has tentatively come back into my life after being absent for many years called … More Best and Worst

Peace

That’s how I feel. At peace. The past six weeks or so have been the best weeks I’ve had in countless years. As I get ready to back to work tomorrow after an extended break over the holiday, I find myself enveloped in this sense of sheer contentment. For the first time in decades, maybe … More Peace

Meh!

Do you ever find yourself in a bad mood for no apparent reason? Just pissed off in general.  I’m in one of those ‘spaces’ this evening.  Had a pretty good day at work, had a decent drive home, dinner was ready in my new delayed time rice cooker, it is cooler out that it has … More Meh!

#youaintnomuslimbro

What a great hashtag.  In case you don’t know, that’s what a stranger yelled at a man who was wielding a knife and attacked some people on a subway in London in the name of Allah.  A stranger is heard yelling “You’re no Muslim bro!”. That four (well, five) little words say it all for … More #youaintnomuslimbro