The Pure Love of a Familiar

A familiar is a companion. Whether it’s a positive good thing is up for debate, historically speaking. According to Wikipedia: In European folklore of the medieval and early modern periods, familiars (sometimes referred to as familiar spirits) were believed to be supernatural entities that would assist witches and cunning folk in their practice of magic.Continue reading “The Pure Love of a Familiar”

Post pandemic anxiety

There’s something called “floating anxiety”. I’ve experienced it before as a teen in the throws of PTSD. I had recovered memories, age 14, that threw me for a loop. I dealt with it in my 20’s and beyond. These recovered memories. Was triggered by a touch, or the idea of a touch. I grew toContinue reading “Post pandemic anxiety”

Real Life with a Debilitating Mental illness. Link to video.

I discovered this you tube channel, Special books by special kids, completely by accident. I wasn’t searching to be informed, but I was anyway. So glad I kept up with this series. This guy goes around and interviews people with psychiatric disorders and neurological conditions in an attempt to humanize them. So often they’re not.Continue reading “Real Life with a Debilitating Mental illness. Link to video.”

You Rock…

You rock the boat. Everything was fine until you got here. Everyone accepted what was given to them. They might’ve asked a question or two but didn’t follow up. But you! You asked questions from the moment you got here and you wouldn’t shut up! You wanted “answers”, you wanted what’s “right”. Just be gratefulContinue reading “You Rock…”

What’s wrong with touching?

I’m at a social event and I touch a pretty young woman on her back. She bats my hand away so I grab her face and kiss her on the cheek. What’s her problem? Why is she upset? It’s affection? Does she hate affection? Sorry I’m so nice and loving! A man put his handContinue reading “What’s wrong with touching?”

Temporary Leave of absence

Formerly titled “To vaccinate or not to vaccinate” a very misleading title. Sorry. I’m going to take a hiatus for the time being. I’ve taken a job at a very busy vaccination site. I’m not able to post about my experience in any detail, due to privacy. HIPAA laws which I now see are necessary.Continue reading “Temporary Leave of absence”

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