Will You Help Me?

I've had a really hard day/week, so forgive me if this is scattered. Imagine this: You are drowning.  It is obvious you are drowning.  Everyone knows this. Someone offers to throw you a buoy.  You accept. You say "go ahead - throw me the red buoy" They say "wait - what size buoy?  why the … Continue reading Will You Help Me?

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13 Projects

Yes - obviously plagiarized, but I think with merit. I recently decided to part ways with my realtor.  I interviewed 3 new realtors, and 2 of the 3 told me I needed to undo one of my favorite features of my house: the wallpapered risers on the staircase. This will be my final project, because … Continue reading 13 Projects

Swimming in a Sea Of Insanity

  “It hurts to look at the clouds, but it also helps, like most things that cause pain.” ― Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook When my middle son was a toddler he would ask me questions.  A lot of questions.  Questions I couldn't answer.  He didn't ask the usual unanswerable questions, like "why is … Continue reading Swimming in a Sea Of Insanity

Projection

This is embarrassing to admit - even with a MA degree in Psychology I did not understand the power of projection. I loved studying Psychology but honestly, I approached it the way Catholics approach the bible.  The ideas/stories in the bible, according to Catholicism,  are metaphorical.  I don't think I've ever heard a Catholic claim … Continue reading Projection