I’m sorry, but we need to talk about suicide…

From Greece With Love

From Greece With Love

Earlier this week I found out someone who I had grown up with but had lost touch many years ago had taken his own life. Yesterday was the 10 year anniversary of an amazing human, someone who taught me more than they will ever know, taking their life. In the summer of 2015 I lost one of my dearest and best friends, in the same way, and she will never know that my life will never be the same without her.

This is a subject I have always planned to write about, because as many people who have followed my writing over the years will know, putting some words down and emptying the thoughts in my brain is a kind of personal therapy for me. But on this subject, I have always refrained as I know how deeply and how directly it affects so many of my loved ones.

However…

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Oddball Challenge: January 8, 2018

Please meet Katie the Carrot 🙂

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Time for the return of the Oddball Photo Challenge from Cee’s Photography.

Here’s my flea-market-finds take on it:

I could use a little Kickapoo this morning….or a Schlitz, not sure which yet:

“Sit on it, Potsie!”:

WTF?!?:

I want this display in it’s entirety:

Um, no.  Legalize it now!:

My songs of the day are:

“Strange Love” by Leon Russell

“’92: Weird Diseases” by The Magnetic Fields

“You’re Gettin’ Even While I’m Gettin’ Odd” by The J. Geils Band

“An Unusual Kiss” by Melissa Etheridge

“People Are Strange” by The Doors

“Odd?” by Supergrass

“Some Weird Sin” by Iggy Pop

“Strange Brew” by Cream

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