Monthly Archives: October 2011

Blessed Samhain

So we had some snow. That’s not usual for around here. Fortunately I did not lose power. I went out during the storm to whack snow off of the trees so that not all of the branches fell down (some … Continue reading

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What she said

Hyperbole an a Half brings us: Adventures in Depression. I relate to the first part, not so much to the last. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t something others can relate to.

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Mental illness steals lives (trigger warning)

[Trigger warning for discussion of death and suicide]

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Mental Illness: Losing one of our own

[Trigger warning for discussion of death, drug overdose, and suicide.]

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Funnily enough purple is my favorite color (Spirit Day)

I don’t care for GLAAD as a whole (short version of why: I dislike their hypocrisy) but I do like the concept of spirit day. I was lucky enough to not have to deal with anyone trying to gay bash … Continue reading

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Back from Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck was almost the platonic ideal of everything Rhinebeck needs to be. We had downpours of rain on Friday which made driving interesting, and also the leaves were this odd combination of both being past peak and not having it … Continue reading

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Gone sheeping

I’m off for my annual pilgrimage to Rhinebeck, aka the NY Sheep and Wool festival. I shall be meeting friends, learning how to make tapestries, eating good food, and doing my best to support the economy by buying as much … Continue reading

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Things not to tell someone who’s thinking of self-injuring

[Trigger warning for discussion of self-injury, as the subject heading says]

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I’m out already (National Coming Out Day)

It’s National Coming Out Day here in the states. I swear it comes earlier every year. Just when I finally put all my Pride decorations away too! I am out, so I have nothing to declare except my brilliance. I … Continue reading

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The road to anxiety attacks is paved with good intentions

[Trigger warning for discussion of an anxiety attack and desire for self-injury]

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