The ‘One Day’ Trick

The way things have gone recently, I don’t feel like I have very much agency at the moment.  It is not my ideal situation.  So to get through, this time, I am using the ‘one day’ trick.  I know that one day I will have freedom and will have a lot of agency over my…

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It’s World Mental Health Day!

I have bipolar. We all know that. But what I’d like to talk about is how wonderful the people around me are. I live in a building filled with people mentally and physically different from ‘normal’. They are truly and thoroughly some of the best people I have ever met. So understanding, so caring. Don’t…

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There’s A Cat On My Knee / To Play Happily

Sitting with friends, Watching T.V., But the best thing by far, Is the cat on my knee. My mind starts to wander, To fields out yonder; A cottage and hills; a broad, rooted tree. Striding up mountains, Crackling fires. Living the dance: Life a lived chance. As she snuggles and purrs, The way she prefers,…

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