As we were walking our dog recently, the subject of painted turtles came up. We talked about when they would be coming out of the water to lay their eggs in the lower part of our property. I have a small bag full of the leathery shells I have collected that the baby turtles leave behind when they break free of their land based underground nest and head for the lake. In the … [Read more...] about I Did Not Kill A Painted Turtle Today – A Joyful Part II
“I coulda been a contender.” That’s how I am feeling today. Concealing my depression from myself has cost me in ways I am just beginning to understand. The choices I have made, the paths taken and not taken, can be linked back to depression. Not that I am using that as an excuse. I accept and live with the decisions I have made. And I am not jealous of people who … [Read more...] about Could I have been someone else?