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As of 11:00pm PDT, Sunday, June 25, 2017, I am unemployed. That would be depressing if not for the way it came about, and particularly how I completed it. It started back at the end of April with a trip to the San Diego Zoo. I won’t go into the details because, honestly, they no…

Lame Explanations for Trauma

All sorts of people get PTSD. One group is relief workers. And, as I would hope you can understand it’s easy to, well, understand. Only, I don’t think you truly can. One thing I’ve learned in my brief 48 years is that most of us just don’t want to know let alone understand. Not knowing…

PTSD and Religious Counsel

Welcome to June, which just happens to be PTSD Awareness Month. For those of you just joining the party, I have PTSD. I was diagnosed shortly after I left my ex and was finally able to seek help for myself. Being diagnosed with PTSD was painful, though I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised. I…

De-Conversion

This is mostly in response to @therobstargram on Instagram. He asked some questions so here are some answers. You’re welcome to read even if you aren’t Rob. 😀 As with any sort of life altering event, the events leading up to it become clearer the further out we get. In my case, it seems clear…

Review (of Sorts): Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 **spoilers**

In which Starlord loses his religion, he and the Guardians kill god, and I narrowly avoid an anxiety attack triggered by the torture of Baby Groot. I took the kids to see Guardians of the  Galaxy, Vol. 2, for Mother’s Day. It’s one of our new traditions to go to the cinema each month. We…