Month: March 2017

I’m the worst person in the world

I am mentally ill. My mental illness takes the form of severe depression mixed with PTSD. My depression is partly due to heredity and partly due to environment. It’s the nature of the thing that it’s sometimes hard to draw a fine line between…

Stop Domestic Violence: Take Steps In Their Shoes

On June 3, the Burlington, Vermont-area’s annual fundraising walk/run to raise money and awareness for the fight against domestic violence will take place. Last year it was called “Run for Empowerment” — this year it’s called “Take Steps In Their Shoes”. Regardless, the funds…

Dawg Moment

Apropos of nothing: a quick Bulldog break: We have the best pup! ­čÉż#NationalPuppyDay #GoDawgs A post shared by Georgia Gymnastics (@ugagymnastics) on Mar 23, 2017 at 1:10pm PDT

Remembering

As of this April 16, it’ll have been ten years since the horrific events that took place in Blacksburg, Virginia on April 16, 2007. In the ten years since a┬ámentally ill young man ran amuck with his guns and took the lives of 28…

Dammit, Ennui

Today is a bright sunny, chilly day with the remnants of this week’s snowstorm all around outside serving as a reminder that although spring may technically┬ástart tomorrow, astronomically speaking, Vermont usually has other ideas. Carole is out at a meeting somewhere downtown, and then…

Newsflash: Hunger Sucks

Lots of things bother me. Cruelty to animals bothers me. Cancer bothers me. The weirdos who want the National League to adopt the designated hitter bother me. Kids going to sleep at night with empty stomachs because there’s no food in the house —…

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