Monthly Archives: November 2011

pepper spray

When I was in the military, during my advanced training in preparation for being an MP (and on riot squads) we went through a special certification on how to use pepper spray. There was the obligatory 6-hour class aimed at … Continue reading

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cats on valium

Have you ever had one of those days where you know, by all rights, you should have lost your mind and yet somehow – you are doing just fine? I have found that most of my days that turn out … Continue reading

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Madness

Yesterday’s post generated an awful lot of email. While I try to respond to all of them I am still catching up from my past few weeks of being discombobulated, so please be patient. I think that the gist of … Continue reading

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the speckled bellied platypus

Identity is a funny thing. We use many words to describe our identities like artist, doctor, writer, mother, son and so on. These words feel important and we wear them like badges and use them like calling cards. Have a … Continue reading

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