When Is It Time To Give The Other Person The Last Word?

Is it me or are debates and arguments sometimes nothing more than exhausting and exasperating? They just wear me out! I feel like I need to go take a damn nap! So, I’ve figured out that sometimes, not always, the best way to end it is to give the other person the last word. It’sContinue reading “When Is It Time To Give The Other Person The Last Word?”

I Was Attached.

And now that I can’t find what I’m missing, I’m having unfortunate thoughts and feelings. I had a conversation just last night about the Buddhist philosophy of attachment and suffering. When we become attached to stuff – a person, a place, an object, a thing – anything – and then it disappears – for whateverContinue reading “I Was Attached.”

Sometimes, The Only Winning Move Is Not To Play.

Have you ever had a dead end discussion with someone who – no matter what you say – comes back at you with something nuttier and even more far fetched than the first thing they said? It’s beyond excruciatingly maddening! I find myself in this position sometimes where I want to just launch, but I’veContinue reading “Sometimes, The Only Winning Move Is Not To Play.”

The Unicorns Are Gone

The highlights of drinking used to be downright merriment. I was social. I was cute. I was happy. I was bouncy. I pranced with the Unicorns. And though I’ve never used the term, “Liquid Gold” is often used to describe the euphoric affects of alcohol. Personally, I prefer “Lovely Sedation” or “Bliss”. Too damn badContinue reading “The Unicorns Are Gone”