I am insanely depressed right now. It is 3 am and I am watching anime Kimi ni Todoke. Where was my Kazehaya? Where was my Yoshida? My Yano? My Takahashi? Or just even a Shino? I must have missed them, 40+ years ago. Or perhaps people like this don't really exist. That's more like it. Nobody saves people…Read more Having a Very Bad Night
Having made my dramatic, unpredictable and life-changing decision to join the military, my next decision was which specialty to select. My ASVAB scores were thru the roof and my recruiter had stars before his eyes. I could literally pick anything. My first choice was meteorology but I let the recruiter talk me out of…Read more More Decisions
I've been some kind of nudist as far back as my earliest vague memories. I don't know why. My home was in the land of the Church of God, cold winters, moderate summers and vast clouds of mosquitoes. My naked places were full of briars and sand burrs. Yet when my parents were out I'd live…Read more Out of the closet and into the frying pan?
It is rather sad, after all. One spends their life hearing about the virtues of delayed gratification. You can always do it later. That is usually coupled with something else the speaker thinks is much more important and that you should be doing for them, instead, right now. Your wants can wait, theirs can't. Parents, employers,…Read more On Ageing
Saw an interesting article on high-functioning depression. It appears to be written from a female perspective on a predominantly female issue. Good article but it acts as though men weren't equally affected. I think depression is just as much a male problem as female. We get really good at denying and hiding it. A…Read more Depressed again… naturally.