Kevin Hines jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge on Sept. 24, 2000. He's become a brain/mental health advocate, memoirist, documentary filmmaker, and international speaker on the issue of mental health and suicide. I had a chance to sit down with Kevin Thursday when he spoke at SUNY Fredonia. I'll post audio of the presentation when … Continue reading Kevin Hines and Suicide
So TimeHop reminded me that this day last year was a really fun day. When officers perform field sobriety tests on drivers they suspect to be drunk, they look for certain clues. But in order to conduct field sobriety tests that are admissible as evidence in court, they have to be trained. How do you … Continue reading Rum & Coke and Drunk at Work
I have three photos to share. As the girls' birthdays (May 18) draw near, I've been thinking back to pregnancy. I gained almost 100 pounds over 9 months with the two of them. The doctor told me to be ready for them to come from 36 weeks on, while full term for a singleton is … Continue reading Fires and Water
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!
I asked Pete Pitts to say a few words about the theme I chose to focus on with this month's columns and blogs. The theme was "Intention." Being "on purpose," if you will. So without further ado, here's Pete! I didn’t plan on my life turning out this way, originally. I have been surprised and … Continue reading “What’s Your Intention?” A Guest Post by Pete Pitts
"What's your bedtime routine," my best friend asked through the waspish shrieks and owly grumbles of my daughters. Mission Possible - Read the digital edition of this article online Mission Possible - Read a PDF version of this article