Today is an anniversary I would rather not mark. Eight years ago on October 22, 2011 my life changed forever when I was attacked by a man suffering from paranoid schizophrenia. During the five years following the attack, my life became a series of court hearings and therapy appointments. I lost interest in many of … Continue reading Changes

Christine’s Story

Christine is my neighbor. We first met over the back fence about six months after my husband and I moved into the neighborhood. As we began chatting a connection formed, one we had yet to understand. Maybe one anxiety-driven person senses another on a subliminal level and reaches out to grasp pieces of herself in … Continue reading Christine’s Story

Irish Blessings & Limericks Part 4

“May your troubles be less and your blessings be more and nothing but happiness come through your door.” “May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been, the foresight to know where you’re going, and the insight to know when you’re going too far.” ”May your right hand always be stretched out in friendship … Continue reading Irish Blessings & Limericks Part 4