Category Archives: feeling good

So I Changed the Name – why?

Because. Because the whole idea of avoiding showers, while novel, seems to imply that we all would smell. The more I’ve thought about it, the more I’ve disliked the name and what it may imply. This might sound like I … Continue reading

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Don’t question the happy mood

And the rollercoaster goes up sometimes. It didn’t start out that way. I woke at 4:20 a.m. (yeah, yeah, I know, 420) and felt like it was time to get up. Then I looked at the clock and, miraculously went … Continue reading

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Was that really me?

Well that was the weekend that was (bonus points if you get the TV reference). Seriously, I don’t even remember this My 35th high school reunion has come and gone and there is much to reflect upon. First, I had … Continue reading

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Once In A Lifetime. . .

Sid holds the Cup aloft during the Victory Parade in downtown Pittsburgh 6/15/16 photo by Mary Gottschalk I think I may have mentioned growing up in Cleveland. Where nothing like this has happened in my lifetime and probably never will. … Continue reading

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Up on the Roof

Just don’t sniff the sewer vent On the roof it’s peaceful as can beAnd there the world below can’t bother me I probably shouldn’t have done it, but I did it. And I don’t regret it. One fine summer day, … Continue reading

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One of those days. . .

To all of you, dear readers, who deal with depression and any of the myriad of mental illnesses that make you wish (sometimes) that you hadn’t woke up some morning? By the way, don’t say that (‘I wish I hadn’t … Continue reading

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