Years ago, when I first heard the term Pancake Child, I thought it was funny in a tongue-in-cheek kind of way. The reference is to that primary pancake poured onto a griddle as a test run to see if all is in working order.
In a world where mental health seems to be on the tip of every tongue, I was quite surprised to get a note indicating that my company's insurance plan would no longer cover my “I function better without anxiety” medicine. Say what, now?
It never fails. Come October 1st, the rest of the world begins questioning America's Halloween obsession. Today, I answer some of those questions.
I wish I had a Fast Pass that said “I started journaling a thousand emotions ago!!!!” so I could skip the line. One of the side effects of the pandemic was an abundance of writers - now flooding publishing houses.
We are failing an entire population while we bicker over bullets. Admittedly, it is easier to point to the weapon than to expose failures in our own homes.