Archive for May, 2013

Inside My Mind

The truth.


e12619557ec4e50a28ea32974d93fd05I am a breathing paradox.
So happy, feeling on top of the world.
I am in shambles, floored, ripped to shreds.
The happiness is gone in an instant.

And this goes on.
The euphoria and the severe depression.
Dancing together forever, never a medium.
Never a middle ground.
I am up high, and a second later, I am below the ground.

What is depression?
Cured by pills?
Feeling blue?
Those commercials that show a woman not able to play ball with her dog,
a man that cries in his office?
If that is depression, I want it.
I would take that willingly.
Because that is not my depression.

My depression is lethal,
it is a terminal disease.
You do not survive this.
I can play ball with the dog,
I can get out of bed,
I can keep myself from crying,
I can wash my hair and get a…

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The Days Will Stretch Longer And Brighter And It Will Feel Like We’re Meeting For The First Time

Thought Catalog

You’ll know because the breeze will be warm and friendly and your skin won’t mind it like it used to. You’ll know because my shoulders will hold onto the light and the beams of sun will stretch until they touch down to make new freckles. They’ll scatter along my back and across my face and anywhere else they can find the space. And then the petals that have grown tired of blooming will take flight and leave home and find their way into the almost summer skies. They’ll sprinkle the sidewalks with faded pinks and purples and you’ll slow down to watch them. They’ll weave in and out of the pockets of breath you add to the atmosphere on your walks back. And they’ll follow you like a shadow down all of the avenues you memorized last fall.

You’ll know because the days will stretch longer and brighter and it…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Patterns

 Tree trunk bark


Taken by myself in Quyon, Quebec. May 4, 2013

Don’t sit and wait

One of the best pieces of advice I was ever given is this philosophy. from my friend’s mother about 10 years ago. It is so true.

Bent But Not Broken

In life we can not always sit and wait on change you have to go forth and make changes so you can be the happy one. No one is going to make you happy until you find happiness within yourself first. Stop and discover what you want and go for it.


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Websites for the Greater Good: Non-Profits on

The Blog

All kinds of organizations make their home on small businesses, municipalities, religious organizations, schools, community groups. We also provide an online HQ for quite a few non-profits, from the global to the hyperlocal. They turn to for an easy-to-use, low cost solution that gets them an effective web presence without diverting thousands of dollars from their missions: helping others.

Here are just a few of the organizations that call home, and some of the ways they’ve used to create compelling sites that tell their stories and engage their supporters — nearly all for little or no cost:

Girls’ Globe

Girls’ Globe is a Sweden-based non-profit that connects individuals and organizations dedicated to the rights, health, and empowerment of women and girls.

Girls' Globe

The site creates a space for bloggers and non-profits to share stories of their challenges and successes. Each of those stories becomes a learning experience for…

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