Category Archives: Emotional Stuff

Am I Depressed Or Is The World Really Going To Shit?

I’m feeling cynical these days….and it’s not just because I went back to work for The Man (although, that’s part of it). While I forage for dollars (that are steadily decreasing in value) in the wild jungles of Corporate America, … Continue reading

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Can You Tell I’ve Been In A Funk?

Between, yet, more news about cyclones, earthquakes, a collapsing Democratic party, not to mention the prospect of going back to work (yes, I got a job) combined with the effects of caffeine over-saturation (to make up a redundant grammatically degenerative … Continue reading

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For Those Of You Who Missed My Bad Moods…

I walked into Coffee Shop Land in the worst mood ever. My anti-bacterial hand stuff exploded in my glove compartment, I got a discount coupon on my EZ lube oil change a day after paying full price for it, and … Continue reading

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More Biological Clock Stuff

Today, my friend Professional Writer came by Coffee Shop Land and we talked about the Biological Clock Panic. I told her that even though it’s totally appropriate, I don’t have the energy for a BCP at this juncture. She, however, … Continue reading

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I’m Not Happy Part II

Yes, I know. I’ve relinquished my “attitude of gratitude” for the familiar experience of feeling victimized by the life I’ve unconsciously co-created (damn New Age philosophy). Am wondering if my marital status would be different if I were more desperate. … Continue reading

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The Pain And Car Problems That Bind Us

My battery died last night at 2:00 am while my friend and I sat in my car and bonded over our relationships with men. I know I need to get a new one (a battery, that is), but I think … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Meltdown

Yesterday, I had a long overdue meltdown that inspired a great many phone calls to people who haven’t heard me cry on the phone in a long time (I’ve been busy…it takes energy to have a breakdown). Not to mention … Continue reading

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Dreaming Life

I once read that certain Native American cultures believe there is no distinction between our dreaming and waking lives in regards to the spiritual challenges they present. I don’t know about anybody else, but when I wake up I usually … Continue reading

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I’m Losing My Shit…Literally!

I just spoke to a friend and told her that I lost my check book last night. “Didn’t you lose it last week?” she asked. “Oh, yeah…no, that was my wallet…I found that.” Whoops…I had forgotten to do the friend … Continue reading

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I Felt Really Depressed Today

Whenever I feel depressed the following lyrics run through my head like a tape. The following is the most poetic description of depression (or my experience of it) that I have ever read. They are from the song “After All” … Continue reading

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Phone Call with Dad

I just had a long talk with my father. I remember when my father was a traditional man. He did whatever he wanted and if anybody had a problem with it, they were in tough luck. Now he talks about … Continue reading

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