Fear-setting

(Pic found on Pinterest) There are many things in my life now that I wish I’d known before I learned the hard way. First, people hide their evil natures behind a lying, religious persona far more often than your preacher will ever admit. Second, science is true and faith is an empty, vain attempt to…

Suffering Purpose

I’d really love to leave it there. Pavese nails it. There is no purpose. But many demand explanations, even to the most obvious of facts. As an evolved species, one of the “skills” we have honed is our need to know and understand. This need for understanding, this quest for knowledge, is what created religion,…

Modern Organization

Ah, the good old days when organizing my closets and cabinets was my goal and, really, once those were organized it was just a matter of putting things in their place to maintain. *cough* Once I had kids I had to add not just their stuff but eventually their school papers. I’m pretty sure half…

T-Minus Less Than 3 Weeks

I have about 2.5 weeks before school begins. Since I registered for classes it’s been more or less an up and down experience. Most of that flux is probably directly related to my PTSD, so I’ve been trying to find ways to overcome that. Right after I registered I panicked when I realized I didn’t…

Thought after SLO

Three years ago I made my first trip to SLO. During this trip I threw up my final Hail Mary to save my marriage…I just had to be positive, but different from the positive I'd been the previous 20 years. Yeah, that was it. So I bought my domain name and tried really hard to…