It's easy to lose sight of good things when in the midst of a depressive spell. Please remember this: one can be thankful without feeling happy. I am thankful for my friendships. For the roof over my head, the hot water and heat that both work, the clothes I wear, the privileged life I lead. … Continue reading Depression and… feeling thankful?
Dear High School Friends and Acquaintances, For a few weeks now, I've been struggling with whether to attend our high school reunion. It's coming up soon and it's a big one; our 25th, in fact. I haven't been to a single one of our reunions. I know. I'm sorry. It's not because high school was … Continue reading Dear Friends, I am Writing in Regards to our 25th High School Reunion… (and am including cocktail recipes)
We got in the car and he asked to put "real" conversation and catch-up on hold until we got to our destination. His driving and chatter were adorable. He was flustered by my presence, and somehow this knowledge calmed me. There was reassurance in recognizing I wasn't nervous alone.