I became insane with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Edgar Allen Poe
The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.
- H. L. Mencken
Many people would sooner die than think; In fact, they do so
What I have been telling you, from alpha to omega, what is the one great thing the sigil taught me — that everything in life is miraculous. For the sigil taught me that it rests within the power of each of us to awaken at will from a dragging nightmare of life made up of unimportant tasks and tedious useless little habits, to see life as it really is, and to rejoice in its exquisite wonderfulness. If the sigil were proved to be the top of a tomato-can, it would not alter that big fact, nor my fixed faith. No Harrowby, the common names we call things by do not matter — except to show how very dull we are ...
-James Branch Cabell
May 21, 2016 - 2:11 p.m.
Hi My Gentle Readers. I am going down the rabbit hole again and this time it's a much darker scarier rabbit hole. I hope but don't know that I'll emerge from it. I might not be able to update for a while, or perhaps ever again. Or maybe I will if I get lucky. Sorry I'm being cryptic but there are things that I can't share with the entire world. Prayers and well wishes won't help but thinking of me will. Signing off for now, hopefully for just a day but maybe forever. Go read the last quote on the top of the page. It will make you feel better. I'm going to do that now.
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