Category: Non-Fiction

Building Good Relationships

Wether you are young or old, introverted or extroverted, new to an area or have lived there a long time, you desire to build friendships and make connections to other people. Sticking with the theme of my last post on Validation vs. Invalidation I wish to now discuss how […]

Patterns- Validation vs. Invalidation

Searching the internet on any given day and reading the many blog posts & news articles and watching videos you come across, it is easy to notice some patterns where the human psyche is concerned. These patterns are repeated the world over without prejudice to race, religion, gender, […]

Life is Unpredictable

Life is unpredictable! This is a phrase we have all heard time and again. Yet at several points in each of our lives we feel the deep-rooted emotional connection to the meaning behind this phrase. Most of the time it hits us with a negative connotation leaving us […]

April 18th Marks The Big 45

As I sit here this morning reminiscing about the last 45 years of my life, I am humbled to share this day with some great events of the past and some not so great.  Such as Gene Autry’s Back in the Saddle Again and the great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. […]

Teens Seeking advise

So today a rather odd thing happened to me. I had some teens come to me seeking advice and asking me to do something about a situation they find themselves or one of their friends in. I sat and listened to everything they had to say. Yet, I […]

Inchoate Dream

I had an inchoate dream last night. One I would rather forget. Unpleasant and scary, this dream or vision as it really was, only lasted a few seconds. I was riding in the passenger seat of my SUV. I can see the tan dash in front of me with […]

A Victim Shaming Society

WXYZ-TV Channel 7 (Detroit) ran this story tonight about Concussions and Brain Injuries. It brought up some pent up emotions and thoughts that I have to let out.  Because for months I have been victim shamed into feeling guilty for wanting justice and compensation for an injury caused […]