Hiding Places

This post goes out to all of my introverted friends who share their homes with families, friends, roommates, housemates, etc. and who are trying to survive being housebound with everyone else. I hope all of you have one little corner of your home where you can hang a “Do Not Disturb” sign, indulge in your…

Our Window To The World

And it’s back to blogging! I had to take the last four weeks or so off from blogging so I could focus on work.  I’ll be honest, it’s been a pretty grueling four weeks at the office.  Through in all of the personal worries and concerns all of us are facing these days.  It’s been…

Sick Days

When we aren’t feeling well, all we want is to be at home where we are most comfortable.  That is usually either our bedroom or the sofa.  For me…I usually flip a coin to see where I end up for the day. I had to call out sick today.  I started feeling ill about 24…

Laying Demons To Rest

Do you believe in demons?  I know I sure do. In saying that, I am not referring to supernatural demons….though I am not saying they do or don’t exist.  I don’t know if they do or not.  I am referring to the demons I, and everyone for that matter, carry within ourselves. I carried so…

Demonized

One of the problems with being a part of any marginalized group is that, one way or another, you end up being demonized by others. The first time I experienced that feeling was when I started dating my ex-wife.  She was African American and, despite her intelligence and the way she carried herself in public,…

I’m So Glad We Stayed Home

People worry so much what others will say if you don’t make that dinner or cancel attending that event at the last minute.  Sure, we all need to attend things and make our presence know.  Yes, sometimes we need to be there for others.  Sometimes we can’t skip the event. But sometimes…some nights…we just need…