Category Archives: Friends

The Bitter Guy Takes On The Shawarma King And My Girlfriend Rides The Bus For The First Time

I forgot what food could taste like… was supposed to taste like. Justin, a friend of mine since College who now blogs as “The Bitter Guy”, was in Ottawa over the weekend for a gamer convention. After meeting and catching … Continue reading

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Unimproved Roads

I recently discovered there’s a road designation in Ontario called “unimproved road”. It basically means a trail wide enough for a car, but barely suitable for a horse-drawn cart or an all-terrain vehicle. I had dinner with my friend Dean … Continue reading

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Two Weddings A Brunch And A Savage Beating

“Before I started my Recovery 3.5 years ago I watched, and helped, several friends try to recover from addiction. What I found by watching them and listening to them was there’s one essential tool needed to recover from an addiction … Continue reading

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Be My Lithium Valentine

“I Choo-Choo-Choose You, Happy Valentines”; — Photo by Me, Dec. 14, 2007 . “It Takes Two”; Rob Base and DJ Easy Rock It takes two to make a thing go right, It takes two to make it outta sight Let … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Me Happy Birthday To Me 13,879 And A Half Days Old But I Don’t Look A Minute Over 10,953

“I Don’t Wanna Grow Up”; Tom Waits Let me know if the YouTube isn’t available. . . . At some point today I will have been outside my mothers womb for exactly thirty-eight years. I’ve always had a weird relationship … Continue reading

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Seeing What People Never See Unless Someone They Love Films It

. “Sometimes Mommy laughs when she has her medicine. Mommy says the medicine makes the pain better, and makes her want to eat more. Boy, does Mommy ever eat.” “Mommy’s Funny Medicine” Written By Russell & Christine Lowe, Illustrations By … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Depression, Artists With Depression, Bipolar, crazy people with no pants, Depression, Friends, Health, Lithium, Living With Depression, Living With Manic Depression, Manic Depression, Medical Marijuana, Ottawa, Politics, Poverty, Publishing | 23 Comments