Modern Schmodern

This is in response to the Daily Prompt: Modern Families

If one of your late ancestors were to come back from the dead and join you for dinner, what things about your family would this person find the most shocking?

When I was a baby my Nana refused to hold me. She had held all of her other grandchildren, but you see, I was adopted. I’m not sure what her reasoning was. I wasn’t blood related so maybe I wasn’t a “real” family member to her. Or maybe she thought of me as some defective item from the store that would surely be returned. Continue reading

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Processing Emotions

It’s really easy to distract yourself nowadays. I know lots of people that always busy their minds with the television. My distraction of choice tends to be the internet and/or movies. When I was working all the time at a high stress job (both physically and mentally) I used distraction as a way of ignoring how unhappy I was. Continue reading