FINAL WHISTLE I watched a local football match in a school playing ground. As I sat down, I asked one of the boys what the score was. With a smile, he replied; they are leading us 3-0. And I said, REALLY. I have to say you… via FINAL WHISTLE — INDIAN FORENSIC EXPERT I just cannot…Read more Don’t blow it!
From the blog Brave and Reckless. Thinking today of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell and Robin Williams and all of those whose lives have been lost to depression and suicide but did not make the headlines or the social media news feeds. I have walked in your shoes. I have put my leg over…Read more Unwritten
Experiencing basic training was a mixed bag. I enjoyed the exercise and I was able to stay in great shape for about 10 years after my discharge. (Then my joints started failing me and that was all she wrote for serious physical fitness.) After putting up with my mother for most of my life so…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.