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And it’s looking kind of spectacular. My new site should be up within the week, and this site will be retired. To stay in touch, please subscribe to the mailing list here using your email, it’s that easy. I will take care of the rest. I am looking forward to seeing you all over at my new place, I hope you like it….xoxo-a
Some of you know that I have been working on my new website. So far it is lovely, incorporating photography, writing, and other things that make me tick. Keep an eye out for a sign-up post. I do hope you will join me over there, the neighborhood is just wonderful.
Depression is a Duplicitous Asshole by Angela Giles Patel.
Everyone battles something. Some of these battles are episodic and some rage over the course of a lifetime. Many of these battles are so private that they happen without anyone else even being aware of them taking place.
Today I learned that a man I respected for his ability to share himself so publicly died. His depression had reportedly been growing in severity and yet he still entertained. And I felt the harshest of reminders that just because someone is bold enough to speak openly about struggling with a disease, they are far from free of it’s grip. Just because someone’s job is making us smile, it doesn’t mean they are carefree–it just means they are very good at their job.
So I am, like many others, trying to make sense of how someone so adept at eliciting laughter is gone…
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