Brave New World Of the Bully

Last year I put a post on my FB that was supposed to be tongue in cheek about bullying.  But I think a lot of us don’t understand the 2015 version of bullying. So I am taking portions of my original stream of thought and expanding on it.  Fasten your seat belts and please keep your arms and legs in the car at all times until it comes to a full stop. Continue reading

Suicide is Painless. . . NOT

One of my 2 favorite known nieces lost a fellow classmate this week to suicide. This has caused a bunch of feelings and such to come back to surface. I didn’t even know the kid so I have no idea what he was going through. I imagine that everyone experience it differently but maybe if I share my experience it will help someone else. Continue reading

Grandparents

Maybelle Libbie Counter b: 15 Dec 1901 d: 02 Mar 1969

Andrew Jackson McClintick b: 13 Aug 1902 d: 10 Jan 1995

Dan Hudson Malone b: 07 Jul 1916 d: 23 May 2005

Ione Mabel Miller b: 12 Jan 1917 d: 04 Aug 2009

Today I lost my last known grandparent. There may still be 2 out there but I’ll never know. So this blog is my reflection upon them.  Continue reading