New gourmet turkey meatloaf recipe

I added a post on the cooking blog I've neglected for a long time. No pictures this time because I didn't have the energy to set things up. But the reason I posted the recipe is because it turned out awesome and it's so darn easy. Go here to Yes We Cook for the recipe... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

Often we hear the adage, “Follow your heart.” But having practiced and looked at all the things that have arisen in my heart, I’ve seen that while some things were fine and beautiful, many were not so noble. The heart is not only driven by love, kindness, and compassion; it is also driven by desire,... Continue Reading →

Portland Hearing Voices Network

Get's some  coverage in the local paper--The Portland Mercury. Here is a small snippet from a must read article: The Portland group's initial goals are simple: to provide a safe, comfortable place for people to talk about their experiences, be they negative or positive, diagnosis identified or not, or medicated or not. It also seeks... Continue Reading →

It’s called being human…

And I'm sure she's done some growing up since she wrote this song, but shit, this is how it always is on some level... The video unfortunately sucks (unless you're an anime fan) but I like the song and it brings me back. It seems Warner Music has not allowed this song to be used... Continue Reading →

The sanest response on the Michael Jackson tragedy

This is the only thing I've read that really hit the mark. And we all stand to learn from the sick culture Andrew Sullivan is referring to. It marks us all. The first paragraph: There are two things to say about him. He was a musical genius; and he was an abused child. By abuse,... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. -Buddha

Hospital to home to hospital

Keener's continued saga: Links to the first several chapters are here if you’ve missed them pick them up here: Part 1 and 2 here and part 3 here, and part 4 here,part 5 here and part 6 herepart 7 here and part 8 here and 9 here. I encourage you to pick up the story... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day — two for one

Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. -- Mahatma Gandhi

Letter to the director of the detox program that screwed me

For background info read this here. I wrote this letter to the director of the detox place I went to about 8 days ago. He responded with one sentence about an hour later saying, "I am pulling together information and will send you a detailed response." The subject line from me read: "I hope you... Continue Reading →

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