Playlist: My top picks from ‘Sons of Anarchy’

In this day and age, I’m picky about my entertainment.  This goes especially for TV and movies.  I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve set my standards higher as spare time has become more precious, or if it’s due to some decline in quality of TV show/movie production.  Maybe shows/movies these days lack substance or … More Playlist: My top picks from ‘Sons of Anarchy’

Screw it

I’ve been lacking motivation lately; that’s no secret.  It’s been a struggle to get through each day.  I’ve been aimlessly wandering, trying to rediscover my purpose, trying to find my mojo, trying to get back on the horse, trying to recover myself again. I’ve been lost. Today, a little voice whispered, “screw it”. This little … More Screw it

Back from the deep

It was a trying week. I had another breakdown. This one wasn’t my fault. It came through the realization of the possibility that my partner may actually be mentally ill.  Maybe he is, and maybe he isn’t. The loneliness I felt Monday night into Tuesday morning is the kind that dissolves your insides in acid, … More Back from the deep

Memories of clinging

During the years of 2010, 2011, and even 2012, I blogged a lot on here. I shared with you my favorite books, CDs, music genres, websites, my health issues, and how damn good it felt to leave Dallas for greener and hillier San Antonio pastures. I talked about how good it felt to have graduated … More Memories of clinging

Swirly thoughts

Today I’m processing.  Trying to make sense of what happened yesterday.  Trying to reconcile equal and conflicting feelings of relief, grief, and emptiness.  Caught in a twilight zone between “meh, I’m OK; it’s just another Saturday” and complete cognitively-paralyzing brain fog. It’s like going through a “fun house” as a little kid, that’s not quite … More Swirly thoughts

Being Broke

If Robert Kiyosaki taught me one thing, it was to make a distinction between the words “broke” and “poor”.  Being “broke” is a temporary situation, whereas being “poor” is an eternal mindset.  That message is still golden, even if the messenger has received a critical backlash in recent years. Like most people, I’ve been broke … More Being Broke