Self-reliance: In God We Trust

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have several extensive three-month-long Self-Reliance courses that lead to college credit if completed.  One such course is the business course that I completed this spring (2019).  I got six business credits for it through the LDS Business College!  It wasn't about the college credit for … Continue reading Self-reliance: In God We Trust

Well, the blizzard is over, I think

Thankfully, the "Blizzard of '19" wasn't a genuine blizzard.  The wind came in before the snow did, and the snow didn't measure up to the pile that the meteorologists thought it was going to.  It was just our first real snow.  That means that we have our first real ice, our first real idiots-on-snow-driving moments, … Continue reading Well, the blizzard is over, I think

The stigma of mental illness among the mentally ill

I have chronic and severe Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Recurrent Major Depressive Disorder and anxiety.  That sounds bad, but it's not as bad as it could be, as mental disorders go.  At least I don't think so.  There are worse mental disorders to have.  Now, mind you, this is only the opinion of a person … Continue reading The stigma of mental illness among the mentally ill