Much of This is Spot On… but… Advice From the Other Side

Friends of the depressed and mentally ill, take heed. I saw this article from the NY Times posted on Twitter and it's so very spot on, and trust me, I know.  I turned to a whole cadre of supposed friends when things turned dark.  Friends who claimed to be there no matter what, demand your … Continue reading Much of This is Spot On… but… Advice From the Other Side

Before It’s Too Late…5 Years Later

I originally posted this on the political site I used to write for, and the link to it popped up on my Facebook feed.  As various articles I have written there show up, I re-read them.  Sometimes just for fun, but this particular one was very special.  Now that it's been 5 years, I thought … Continue reading Before It’s Too Late…5 Years Later

It’s Time to Take a Stand

It went out in the mail today. The letter I wrote, all 9 pages of it. I sent it to the Maryland delegation to Congress: Senators Mikulski and Cardin; Representatives Harris, Sarbanes, Ruppersberger, Edwards, Hoyer, Delaney, Cummings and Van Hollen; Maryland’s Governor and Lt. Governor; the Governor’s Chief Legislative Officer (Joe Getty); and the Maryland … Continue reading It’s Time to Take a Stand