In this sad world of ours sorrow comes to all, and to the young it comes with bittered agony because it takes them unawares. The older have learned to expect it. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, letter to Fanny McCullough, Dec. 23, 1862

On the Occasion of My Death

With all the news this week about deaths, and supposed deaths, affecting people I know and love, and people I thought I knew, it got me wondering what it is that I would want people to realise on the occasion of my death. So this would be my eulogy to me: Please remember that the [...]

Sometimes my mind fades to a point where everything seems pointless…so much so that I eventually lose any inclination to want to do anything. It happened again today. While driving, I felt like taking my foot off the accelerator and just sitting back waiting for the car to eventually slow down and stop. Where it [...]

Please hear what I am not saying…

Don’t be fooled by me. Don’t be fooled by the face I wear for I wear a mask, a thousand masks, masks that I’m afraid to take off, and none of them is me. Pretending is an art that’s second nature with me, but don’t be fooled, for God’s sake don’t be fooled. I give [...]