There was a time that I loved bicycling. During my 20s through mid-30s, I pedaled around the beach town on a swanky old cruiser, bumped up and down some of the gnarliest singletrack around and occasionally commuted to work on two wheels. Like many who ride bicycles, I rode for recreation and to reduce my … Continue reading Recreational chore
It's been awhile since I've posted anything on here. Today, I am slowly, but surely getting into the pool that is the web-writing realm. While I re-calibrate both short- and long-term aspirations, I will start out fresh. That means a new web site that is in No way linked to the random decline that I've … Continue reading Reconnecting, Rebranding
(M)edia barons and Hollywood PR firms will see ratings and dollar signs as they step all over each other to drum up campaign after campaign regarding mental health and suicide prevention. The former does this because it's unwilling to report real news while the latter due to lack of original ideas. Within four months, the news cycle will have left the outpost and rolled on down the bumpy, chaotic trail of modern media.
Rain or shine, why not unplug for a couple hours and enjoy the direct companionship of friends and family--if even only once in a blue moon.
It has never been my intention to write exclusively about my personal problems. That’s what the hell journals are for. Nor, do I have the burning desire to ramble along the well-traveled path of self-awareness/healing blogs or memoir diaries, because, quite frankly, I don’t feel like sharing my war stories. If you knew me 20 … Continue reading Co-occurring Chaos
About two years ago, my girlfriend, Cathy, suddenly passed away. The choir of family and loved ones—she had many—all were shocked and dismayed as to the what-and-why that led to her death. Just how in the hell do you explain major depression or other mental illness to someone who doesn’t have a clue? It was … Continue reading Predestined to Greatness
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