William E. deGarthe sculpted an outcropping 30 m (100 ft) granite face of rock which he named Fisherman's Monument dedicated to Nova Scotian fisherman.

Inside the (In)Sanity

When I had another major depressive episode, only 4 short months ago, there was no way to guess what would be on the other side. NaNo, blogging, meetup.com, my Smartphone.. none of these things were previously part of my life. The people around me still exist, they are the same, but I have shifted internally.…

Running like a horse's ass

Ode to the Functionally Dysfunctional

Depression. Anxiety. Compulsions. Just the top layer of my own personal dysfunction skin. University educated. Employed. Friends. Loved ones.  More layers, comprising some of the functional things I have sustained (somehow) over the years. I think everyone has layers, each in charge at different times and in a myriad of combinations. Sometimes I can be…