What I really mean is…

I am the very last person in the whole wide entire world who would mock someone for mental illness. I have a lot of reasons for that, which I won’t get into, but let me just say that I’m constantly frustrated (read: get irrationally angry) with how society...

Finding words

It’s been a long time since I’d sat down and completed a word puzzle, which is sad since I find them so soothing. Some people call them word searches, while others say word find. I imagine it’s really a bit of both. Some words come easily, leaping...

It went something like this

In which I explain why my arm regularly goes funky You’d think getting a flu shot early on in the flu season would be responsible. Well, for 99.98% of those immunized, it would be. The other 0.02%, not so much. I am the 0.02% I always thought I was unique, but I...

What’s in a name?

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” It’s a famous line, one of Shakespeare’s most quoted. The sentiment is clear: it doesn’t matter what you call someone, because it doesn’t change who they are. I would argue the opposite, actually, and not out of any...