Category Archives: Grief

Sick and Damn Tired

We know about Florida. We know about the school shooting in Parkland. We know that the shooter trained with white nationalists and that the gun was legally purchased. There are currently 17 dead, with the toll possibly rising within the next few days. … Continue reading

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A Salute

Mort Walker passed away, at the age of 94. I’m more than a little upset about this. Beetle Bailey was one of those strips that was in every newspaper; it was ubiquitous and familiar. Every morning, when I was a … Continue reading

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Those First Lonely Steps

The last few days haven’t exactly been kind to me. My anxiety has seemingly decided to come back with a vengeance; my own thoughts are my absolute worst enemies now. I can’t listen to the national news without wanting to … Continue reading

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“We will all decay”

Title from here. Earlier today, I heard the news of the death of Dolores O’Riordan. Saying that I’m stunned is putting it very mildly. The Cranberries was one of my favorite groups, the song “Linger” and “Dreams” among my favorite songs. However, it … Continue reading

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“How Are You?”

“How are you?” It’s a simple enough question; why do I have trouble answering it? Currently, we’ve just come out of the holiday season, which is one of the busiest and most stressful in all of retail. I’ve survived yet … Continue reading

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Caged Bird

I found this article a while ago, titled Nobody Would Have Been Surprised If I Had Died, it deals with one woman’s childhood and the domestic abuse her mother suffered from her stepfather. It’s a difficult piece to read, I’ll … Continue reading

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In Plain Sight

Now, you can add Matt Lauer’s name to the list of harassers. In his case, it cost him dearly; he’s been fired from NBC. He’s off the Today Show. People are shocked, but that goes without saying. “He seemed so … Continue reading

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