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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Raven and Writing Desk

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“Have you any idea why a raven is like a writing desk? I’m frightened. I don’t like it in here, it’s terribly crowded. Have I gone mad?”  “I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret… all the best people are.” –Mad Hatter and Alice Crowded, too busy, not busy enough. That’s […]

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Eventually

I am analyzing again. I think that’s a good sign. But I’ve been noticing people lately. I get stopped, frequently, by friends and neighbors and sometimes strangers asking me how I’m doing. It’s a small town. Word gets around. There are all different kinds of people, of course, but it seems the people I speak […]

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Strong and Fearless

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Strength and fearlessness– two of the most overrated human qualities I have encountered thus far. I’ve mentioned before how courage is a more desirable quality than fearlessness. Fear is meant to keep us safe. It can be healthy and helpful if managed wisely. I want to be courageous, not fearless. I want to have the […]

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Normal

I am more normal now than I believe I ever have been in my life. I attend a trauma survivor support group, and at our first meeting we were given a two-sided paper of common trauma symptoms and asked to check off each of the symptoms we had been experiencing. I checked off all but […]

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Spinning

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I felt myself slipping into a dark place. Every day feels like forever to me. This week has lasted a lifetime. I only felt myself slipping for about a day-and-a-half, but that was a very long time. Too long. Long enough to make me afraid of me a little bit. My judgment isn’t super great […]

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Event Horizon

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I don’t know how to do this life. I really don’t. Right now, I feel fully insane, spinning and spinning and running and fighting and soaring and falling and hiding. Right now, I’m hiding. The kids and I have been hiding out from him since Monday. Oh, how I wish I was joking. How I […]

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