Entries by Soonergrunt

Evening Open Thread

Here’s a fresh new open thread for you all. The Congress has passed a clean Continuing Resolution, so the government won’t shut down until December 11, when they’re going to have another fight over raising the national debt limit. My new agency is, for the most part, a pretty good gig.  I do love taking […]

Morning Open Thread

There’s a Super Moon and a lunar eclipse tonight. It should make for pretty skywatching.  You can find details HERE. I went to Salt Lake Comic Con on Friday and Saturday.  A good time was had by all.  Here in SLC, the Comic Con ran Thursday-Saturday.  There’s not a lot going on Sundays here.  I […]

OK Weather

It’s been a hard week in Oklahoma for the weather.  We’ve had 15 inches of rain in two days, with more on the way.  It’s nice break from the drought that much of the state has been in, but obviously not enough to change things in that respect long term. Supposed to have very severe […]

One day at a time. Sometimes it’s 5 minutes at a time.

I get through each day like that. I have a huge raft of appointments coming up–Psychiatric individual therapy, General Practice, Marriage Counseling, Anger Management, PTSD group therapy and so on. In the short term, I’m prioritizing my energy. The lawn at my house needs mowing, but it keeps raining so no use in getting wrapped […]

Strange how hard it rains now

I have been dealing with overwhelming feelings of anger and sadness for some time now, and it’s gotten progressively worse. I won’t go into the details of how I got here because that would entail me violating some people’s privacy, but I do believe that overwork, my PTSD, and the May 20, 2013 tornado were […]

Offline for a while

I know that I haven’t been as active as I or some of the readership has wished in the last several months. I’ve been pretty active on Twitter, which seems to fit my flights of fancy better than long-form. Well in the last couple of weeks, I’ve been so angry and sad that I’ve been […]