Category Archives: Mental Illness

Coming up for air.

I flew home from Scotland exactly a week ago yesterday.  My reentry into everyday life didn’t go as smoothly as expected.  If I had known jet lag would haunt me as it has, I wouldn’t have planned so many business … Continue reading

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A Simpler Life

A simpler life. I hear that term a lot lately.  It takes me back to my childhood when we used to gather with the whole extended family over at my uncle’s father in-law’s estate on Sundays.  His father in-law purchased … Continue reading

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The Earrings

I wasn’t really sure how to give them back to her and yet I knew I had to.  Christmas day I quietly handed her the padded fabric purse. “Aunt Lucy, your diamond earrings are in here.  You gave them to … Continue reading

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