Monthly Archives: May 2014

Insurance Companies: A Rant

If you, like me, have struggled with a chronic, diabolical medical condition that’s robbed you of the most precious things of your life, requiring you to look for new meaning, new reasons to go on, you, like me, probably thought … Continue reading

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Suicide Bubbles up when Depression Boils Down

Against Hanna’s will, a smile spread unevenly across her features. Gone were the dark clouds surrounding her pale eyes. Her voice was stirring, audible, and she no longer, with ivory knuckles, hugged her knees protectively against her fear, her vulnerability. … Continue reading

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My Assassin. Yours?

Dying leaves scuttle along the sidewalk in front of me as I walk along a Chicago street after dusk. I’m following me. The wind is up off the lake. I have on a battered trench coat with the collar pulled … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH PAIN: LIGHT A MATCH TO PUT OUT A FIRE

My latest column on pain and the family can be read @ http://americannewsreport.com/nationalpainreport/living-with-pain-lighting-a-match-to-put-out-a-fire-8823810.html  All comments are welcome.

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