How to Achieve Your Goals of Being Rich

*actual photo from high school, read on to understand Growing up I always had my eye on the future. I was born tired of everything, rushing through life to get where I was going, which was anywhere but here. In high school I decided my life’s goal was to be rich. That’s it, just to […]

The Story of Olive’s Death

Thursday, January 15, 2015 It was a Thursday evening, January 8. I had a birthday party to go to at 9:30 that night. I got home from wherever I was, went straight to the bathroom. Olive pushed herself into the half open bathroom door and I asked her if she was ready for her walk. […]

Depression

My take on depression is to accept it and love it, not try to change it or get rid of it. It’s a state of being that turns up uninvited and insists on staying as long as it wants. As my Gramma Ardy says, sobeit. My depression gives me a good excuse to treat myself […]

Happiness vs Satisfaction, or Why Happy is Unrealistic

  When I read a quote about happiness, I like to replace the word “happy”, or any derivative thereof, with “satisfied”. Por ejemplo, a quote from my Uncle Scotty: “The world is a magical place. The sooner you begin to operate with that as the basis of your daily experience of life, the happier you’ll […]