It’s a Bogue-mas miracle!

So Bogey went out Monday evening and didn’t come in like he usually does when I go to the back patio door and call him. Now in the summer this isn’t too unusual, it’s warm enough out that he’ll stay out overnight night and then. And despite what the calendar may say, this weather hasn’t been […]

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Looking back on it all day after day

How many of you check your Facebook “On This Day” feature on a regular or even daily basis? I know I do. Sometimes there’s a fun memory. Mostly it’s mildly interesting to see what I was up to in years past. But occasionally I’m faced with a dive back into the bad old days. The bad […]

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Happy Labor Day- take some time for self care

  This will just be a brief post, but since it’s Suicide Prevention Week and Labor Day I hope all of my readers who are living with, fighting and managing their mental health issues take an opportunity either today or this week to take some time for self care. Here are some different self care techniques […]

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Bogey in five poses

Sometimes catching that perfect position for a nap is a challenge. A post shared by Paul Banuski (@paulsletters) on Aug 14, 2015 at 5:47am PDT Have a great weekend!

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Come Monday, it’ll be alright…

Put the boat in tonight, went for a little spin. Summer is here… One of my favorite ways to relax, relieve my anxiety and practice mindfulness. Oh, yeah, I’m now on Instagram, so if you’d like to follow me there I post a lot of lake pictures and a lot of Bogey stuff.

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The Strangeness Of Our Love Of Our Pets, Ctd

Originally posted on The Dish:
A reader is moved by this post: I have sat in the waiting room of my vet’s office three times a week for the last two months, waiting while my beautiful Maine Coon gets subcutaneous fluids for his failing kidneys. I have seen an entire cross section of the population…

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Bogey vs. Snow

He is decidedly not a fan. I let him out, he wants right back in. If only he knew there’s at least four months of this still to come…

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Make me one with everything…

… Some may recognize that as the punchline of the old joke “What did the Buddhist ask the hot dog vendor?” The idea of being one with everything is at the core a desire to feel like we belong and to feel like we are essential to the universe and it’s machinations. It describes a transcendent […]

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What’s been wrong lately? (This post also features kittens)

I’ve talked about the difficulties I’ve had with the ups and downs of depression. Some days I feel great, almost as if there were no problems. I’ll have a productive day at work, see some friends or maybe spend some time with family. I’ll take my antidepressant almost as an afterthought, just as much a […]

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