Anthony Boudain understood us like no outsider has. He saw the hearts and souls of the people of West Virginia. This world is a little less bright today for me as I mourn a friend I never actually met.
As the proud owner of an anxiety disorder (PTSD) I am often stuck in my own mind spiraling out of control until I reach the point of panic or wanting to run and hide any time there is the hint of a change in my life.
It seems that Mother Nature cannot decide if it is going to be hot or cold. Hot flashes followed by night sweats which than leads to freezing. Her mood swings are off the charts with more hurricane’s, earthquakes, and tornado’s then normal.
This was the first time I realized that boys could do things that girls were not allowed to do and it was so not fair. My mom agreed and so her and my maternal Grandfather went out and bought me a tricycle
She held the collage in her hand focusing her gaze on 23. What a pretty face 23 had. Checking her notes she saw that 23 had her photo taken in Middlesex in 1922. She called Jacques…
I may be a little off theme today but, a photo and a late night phone call inspired today’s post.
Could this child be a relative, maybe a distant cousin with those blonde eyelashes like mine and that nose that looks like my son’s? I don’t recollect any family in the Scott’s Run area but sometimes families traveled when a mine closed.
I took a picture today and thought sometimes I look at myself and I can see my family history written in my DNA.
What’s the weirdest thing you’ve found in your backyard? I was with my mom when she found the hamster it doesn’t get any weirder than that.
I recently spent a little over a week with no television and no internet and only a burner phone with limited minutes and no data. I was almost completely cut off from the outside world.
I just had the pleasure of watching the Dame Judi Dench documentary on trees, Judi Dench My Passion for Trees. (watch full doc) It was amazing.
I had the bright idea that this year my hot flashes would help keep my heating expenses down. I was running hot most of the time so, I could keep my heat turned down lower.