Category: mental health

Tip of the mask

Back in the day people- I suppose mainly men-tipped their hats to one another. That hat tip was served as a sign of recognition, respect, or gratitude. Or sometimes it just plainly was a “hello”. Nowadays, I’m not too sure hat tipping occurs. There was an annual live […]

The queen’s bowed head

Queen Elizabeth sat by herself in the chapel as the final goodbyes to her Prince- her husband of 73 years- at the funeral service in St George’s chapel. She strikingly sat alone. And, although she is known for her stoicism, couldn’t help but feel her loneliness and sadness. […]

There was no them

She stepped out from the little gathering to grab some fresh air and clear her thoughts. They had gone into the event happily enough. She wasn’t expecting much. These days it seemed like people tried too hard to be witty or seem to be great conversationalists. Being cooped […]

The irony is not lost on me

Ok. Here’s this bit. We all made fun of or lightly teased Alanis Morissette for her “isn’t it ironic” song as it contained example after example of non-ironic things. Rain on your wedding day isn’t necessarily ironic. Some further context would be needed to make that determination. However, […]