Judas and the Suicide Quagmire

Let me begin by saying that if you are struggling with depression and/or suicidal thoughts, get up right now and get help.  Don't wait.  Don't assume you can handle it on your own.  And don't let anyone give you that "pull yourself up by your bootstraps" malarkey.  Find a therapist.  And if you are contemplating... Continue Reading →

Talk About Sufferin’

There is an old Ricky Skaggs' song, Talk About Sufferin', that I have always found startlingly beautiful. The song itself is a prime example of mountain music:  A blend of vocal harmonies without musical accompaniment, and a simple, repetitive verse and chorus conducive to memorization in an oral culture. While driving down the road, I find myself... Continue Reading →

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