Fractured Lives

I was going to post a topic that merited a discussion, but I have something a lot more important to roll out this afternoon. In the past, I have written about mental illness and suicide, and the ongoing misunderstanding and handling of individuals who are affected by mental health conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar depression,…

“The Mirror Does Lie”

“Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?” A mirror can show you a lot of things.  From what’s behind you and in front of you.  More importantly, it shows an image of you.  You can lose a few pounds here or there, is your tie on straight, should you put on…

An Early Thought on the Tucson Shootings

A few words, if you will, about this morning’s shooting at a Safeway grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, that included U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, U.S. federal judge John Roll, and a 9-year old child.  The current update (accurate information at this juncture) is that Giffords has survived and is out of surgery, however Judge Roll…