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Depression Doesn’t Just “Go Away”

The relative that suddenly pulls up in the driveway, lugging their bags into the house, declaring their week-long stay will eventually leave. You will breathe a sigh of relief when the stay is done, help them pack their car, and wave from the front porch. The weight that is lifted from you is only darkened by the knowledge that they will return. It will happen again. Continue reading

I Canvassed for a Political Party (And Now I Think I Want to Be a Politician)

I’ve been working on saying, “yes,” to new things. I would normally cower away from anything I haven’t done before, but it’s a habit I’ve been trying to break. Because of this, I agreed to tag along with her, knocking on doors and pushing for political candidates that I truly do endorse and believe in. Continue reading