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About ember850

An artist, psychotherapist and case manager. I am a convert to Judaism and it has become of central importance to my life. And am owned by a cat, serving as Prime Minister in her realm

The Fork in the Road

I have had chronic financial problems for years; until I was 40 I had two years where I earned more than $12,000 a year. I had several years at $25-30,000, down to about $10,000 for several years and have been … Continue reading

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Re-Humaning, Re-Jewishing

I’ve been out of sorts for a while, physically, emotionally and spiritually.  Results:  increased stress with increased physical pain along with the emotional pain of not being a truer version of yourself.  It shows itself in a lot of ways.  … Continue reading

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I park two blocks from my office and occasionally the lot (holds roughly 36 cars) is very full. There’s a really good reason; I am across from our federal courthouse.  Sometimes the lot is full because a big trial is … Continue reading

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Spring is trying to arrive.

And trying mighty hard.  But winter is just having a hard time giving up its grip.  Sunday we had an amazing thunderstorm; amazing enough, preceded by a very intense, roughly three minute, hailstorm that covered the ground with little 1/2 to … Continue reading

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The Retired Scout

Friday AM, I was visiting a residential facility where I have some clients and saw something very cute. Many of our clients use the ‘rollator walkers’ like you can find at Walgreen’s and other places.  They are bigger, with a … Continue reading

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The Perilous Problem of the Prime Minister

(From Ringo)   I shoulda known better.  That Prime Minister really needs to be watched.  After all, that’s why the Princess really wanted me to go with her everywhere.  The Scout is only a part time position.  I’m also, unbeknownst … Continue reading

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