Words and Stuff

“I know words. I have the best words.” - Оранжевый Оверлорд I’ve always been a very intelligent person. I know, I know… People who like to talk about how smart they are generally are pretty stupid, especially if they mention their “high” IQ. IQ is a poor way to measure intelligence. There are many different … Continue reading Words and Stuff



I’ve been dying to see Logan since the Johnny Cash “Hurt” trailer for it came out. That trailer should have won an Academy Award. Is there one for trailers? There should be. An R-rated Wolverine flick also holds a lot of appeal. My partner dug the trailer, too, and has enjoyed most of the Marvel … Continue reading Logan

Fifteen Seconds

My cycling generally follows a predictable pattern. It is seasonal. I cycle towards depression during fall and winter. I cycle towards hypomania/mania during spring and summer. This is not an absolute. There have been entire years where I was predominantly depressed, and others where I was predominantly hypomanic. I also experience mixed states regularly. But … Continue reading Fifteen Seconds

Maladaptive Coping Mechanisms Are Still Coping Mechanisms

"The fact is most obits are mixed reviews. Life is a lottery; a lot of people lose." - Paul Simon "What's my drug of choice? Well what have you got?" - Layne Staley Maladaptive coping mechanisms for dealing with mental illness, like substance abuse, self-destructive behavior, and self-harm are not moral failings. They are just … Continue reading Maladaptive Coping Mechanisms Are Still Coping Mechanisms