Archive for January, 2013

“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more” – Shakespeare, Henry V Act 3, scene 1 Once, and many more times. For people with mood disorders: What battle do we wage? What foe do we face? What are we armed with? Will we win? What Battle do we wage? What foe do we face? […]


Today, depression visits. An unwelcome and treacherous guest. I’m trying to write so as to tell how frozen and useless one becomes. I try to take my own advice, but I feel hollow and the words echo and blend into indistinguishable noise. I feel vacant. My soul undefined. Two quotes: “Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when […]


“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns Over the holiday season, we are all bound to see some extended family at some point. This class of relatives is definitely a source for stress for everyone, good or bad. I can say, as a dad, as a person with […]