Mental Illness

Deserving It

It’s probably been a decade since I first became aware that a year can change everything and nothing at all. At the beginning of the decade I began chronicling the changes and stabilities in my life around January 1. It was a habit, a reminder, a pros-and-cons list spanning 365 days of choices. In 2008, […]

The Daily Goodie

Daily Goodie: 1/18/11

Deep in the throes of winter (remember last week, when every state but Florida had snow on the ground?) it may seem hard to believe, but the hours of sunshine are lengthening each day.


I’m a cat, I’m a kitty cat and I’m depressed, depressed, depressed

So, you know how sometimes dogs can sniff out cancer?  Or how your cat will come sit by you when you’re feeling sad?  I think it’s scientifically proven, although I am too lazy to look it up, that animals sense your emotions.  If it’s not scientific there are plenty of anecdotes, and that’s good enough […]