What am i thankful for?

So, I’m not overly sentimental, to my detriment at times. I try to be a good person and give others the benefit of the doubt. don’t get me wrong; I can be “judge-y”, nothing perfect about me. over the past year I’ve found out who my true friends are; the ones that will stand behindContinue reading “What am i thankful for?”

Born in Brooklyn

I was born in Brooklyn and lived there every day until I was around 19 then I left for some adventures and never went back to live. This means I’ve lived outside of Brooklyn much longer than I lived there. Until my mother passed away I always had a connection to Brooklyn and went backContinue reading “Born in Brooklyn”

Where hope has gone to die

Just when we thought we couldn’t possibly feel worse about the state of our country, our society, our community, we see how tenuous hope is when it hangs on the shoulders of an 87 year old with cancer. She deserved so much better than to suffer knowing what her loss would mean to all ofContinue reading “Where hope has gone to die”

what do we do if we lose?

November is fast approaching and the race is tightening up. There are all sorts of musing about what happens if we lose. I imagine the idea of another “civil” war as so out there as to be ridiculous but i guess I thought Global Pandemics were only for books and movies before this year. 2020Continue reading “what do we do if we lose?”

Concerta and Ritalin

I started on some ADD medications last week. I’ve noticed a significant improvement in my focus. It’s great! I have been much more “present” in meeting and my thinking is more orderly. I’m still on the introductory low-dose, I move to the big leagues on Friday. Hopefully it will just get better. Work is crazyContinue reading “Concerta and Ritalin”

Measuring age…

My baby turns 22 next week (not pictured). I’m 55 and that seems old enough but when I see my baby all grown-up and approaching a milestone birthday (aren’t they all?) I can’t help but feel even older. I reflect that I may not see many more of his birthdays. Will I live to 78Continue reading “Measuring age…”

aaaand It’s ADD

My partner and i filled out a behavioral survey designed to evaluated whether or not I had some characteristics of ADD. Big surprise; it turns out I have many characteristics of ADD. Not much hyperactivity so I won’t be getting sent to the principle or anything but I get distracted, i don’t finish things, someContinue reading “aaaand It’s ADD”