What “Make America Great Again” Means

One of my longtime friends lives in New Jersey. These were being posted to people in the mail for the upcoming election in the neighboring town of Edison. This isn’t new. Racism hasn’t gone away and isn’t a thing of our past. “Before you ask: yes this is real. Edison is a neighboring town and the ethnic diversity there is probably not too far off from where I live. Most of you seeing this are probably shocked and horrified that this could happen, but I’m sharing this because everyone needs to know this crap happens all the time to minorities. … Continue reading What “Make America Great Again” Means

Hope for when “it” doesn’t go away…

It has been one hell of a day. Someone close to me decided to stop taking medication recently that they desperately need for their mental stability. Without it, they have become (more) delusional, abusive, and have been off the charts manic. They have brought tears and frustration and angst to the people they care about most. They don’t even seem to care much right now, which is really hard. Everyone is the bad guy except them. They cannot see that they are out of control. Everyone is out to get them. I remind myself in my good moments that this … Continue reading Hope for when “it” doesn’t go away…