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June 11 Daily Proof of Life Post

7:00 am EEST (GMT+3). This is the June 11 2020 daily proof of life post. I sincerely hope that everyone is safe and healthy, and able to make the most of this day we’ve been given. I’m falling into one of my “why do I bother” phases. Normally that means depression is back creeping in. […]

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Why I Quit Twitter

Twitter continues to enable dangerous and irresponsible content and provide a platform for propaganda, hate speech, and gaslighting. I cannot in good conscience remain active on a site that knowingly causes so much harm.  The final straw was Donald Trump’s tweet about Martin Gugino. Let’s begin with the facts. Gugino is 75 years old. On […]

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June 10 2020 Daily Proof of Life Post

7:00 am EEST (GMT+3). This is the June 10 2020 daily proof of life post. I hope everyone is safe and well, and that the events of your day are happy and healing. Yesterday I woke up at 5 am. I hadn’t slept well, and finally gave up. By 7 am, when I make my […]

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Do You Have a Large Social Circle or Just A Few Good Friends?

Do you have a large social circle or just a few good friends? As I am an introverted hermit with a full menu of anxiety disorders, I have a small circle of friends. It’s not that I wouldn’t enjoy having regular interactions with more people in theory. Meeting new people, maintaining those relationships, and just […]

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Last night we watched the Mister Rogers documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor. My hope was that it would be a bit uplifting, maybe make me cry in a good way, and serve as a balm against the horrific world of 2020. Instead it just made me feel guilty, and the wrong kind of sad. […]