So one of our local EMTs is my publisher's father-in-law. He's been at the last couple of emergency type things I've been at . Today, I went to what came over the scanner as a "rollover" and turned out to be an ATV accident. Pretty standard, except that when I got there, there was no … Continue reading Minchin Monday and EMTs
Good morning, lovelies! It's been a weird few days. I've been working with my doctor on treating my attentional/impulse control issues, which is tricky because I also need to manage pretty strong anxiety. While stimulant medications work well for the ADD, they have the potential to exacerbate the anxiety. I've been on many different ADD … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Inner Peace
Those two things will get me through. Gael does some real branching out into some genres of ASMRtistry and audio that aren't quite my cup of tea, but his guided meditations and rambles are truly pleasant little distractions. I fall asleep listening to his readings of mythology, lyrics, and poetry, and guided tours and storytelling/banter sessions. … Continue reading Gaelic Meditation and Halcion
Here's the story I was interviewing Ellen for when I posted that delightful photo of High Tea at the Arbor Tree Cafe and Tea House last week. Ellen plays harp for Hospice patients. She's becoming a Certified Clinical Musician. Read all about it here!
This is an 80 inch story that ran uncut. Eighty inches is...date I say it...'uge. As a certain Gropenfuhrer might say. What's funny is that were well known for our conservative right canned editorials. And people actually called to ask whether we will be covering the March for Life that's going on. John wrote back and … Continue reading Marches and (Local) Marchers
Here's this week's column. It's a little ditty about quitting smoking with Chantix. Chantix is a drug that blocks nicotine receptors in the brain to reduce the biochemical reward of smoking and make the work to reward ratio such that one becomes, over time as the drug builds up in the system, disinclined to smoke, … Continue reading Chantix and Not Killing People