• My Thoughts

    The Other Side of Depression

    The news of Robin Williams’ suicide rocked me yesterday, as it did so many others. Facebook and blogs filled up with remembrances, and reminders of the importance of mental health treatment. My Twitter feed was full of personal memories, favorite movie roles, and retweets of suicide prevention hotlines. Some of the posts choked me up, some made me laugh, but one set me on fire. It was one little comment on a Twitter feed. Less than 140 characters, said by a total stranger, in regards to the death of a man I’ve never met. One question soaked with blame that went straight to my heart.  “Where were his family and…

  • My Thoughts

    What's your favorite?

    Hello world! I am going to call this site Blog 2.0. There will be a lot more to this blog site than there was on my anonymous blog, and I hope all of you will join in. For the first order of business, let’s talk about books! I love books. I have always loved books. Some of the brightest moments of childhood were the days we got the Scholastic book orders to take home. I went through those little catalogues no less than a dozen times, trying to come up with the perfect combo to max out whatever dollar amount my parents gave me. There are books from different stages…