Tag Archives: mental illness

The Sounds of Summer

This past weekend was Victoria Day up here in The Great White North. It’s a national holiday and the kick-off to Summer (in Canada, Summer gets a capital “S” – it’s that important to us). Victoria Day is a Canadian … Continue reading

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747 360 Minutes

747 360 minutes. That’s how much time has ticked by since I have written anything of substance; anything that has meant something to me. 747 360 minutes or 519 days. I did sneak that small post in back in January, … Continue reading

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The Battle

I posted this on Facebook about a week ago. My Michael has encouraged me to share it here even though I haven’t posted in 14 months. I’ve been debating it for the past few days but was inspired by the … Continue reading

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Mourning for Sandy Hook

I  confess I don’t watch the news or news channels. I don’t read the newspaper and I don’t listen to news radio. I get most of my news from social media (our local radio station, MyFm does an amazing job … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

I was reprimanded by one of my readers for missing Word Wednesday last week (shame on me!!). I’m here to rectify this with today’s Word Wednesday selection – “gone off the deep end”. From Dictionary.com Idiom “go off the deep … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

It’s that time again!! Today’s word is “manic”. Let’s begin our word journey. From Merriam-Webster: Manic: affected with, relating to, characterized by, or resulting from mania (we’ll look at mania a little further down) From Online Etymology Dictionary: Manic (adjective): “pertaining to or … Continue reading

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What if….

A friend sent me this image. She thought it was perfect for The Madhouse…and she was right! What do you think?

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