"I probably shouldn’t have taken things so seriously."
"In what way?"
"I think I changed too much when I got married. I tried to fit the role too much. I came from a big Italian family, so there was a lot of emphasis on being the ‘provider.’ You know— you gotta be the man. Gotta set an example. I guess I always thought that if I kept doing drugs, drinking, and partying, my kids wouldn’t have wanted to succeed."
"So you think should have done more drugs, drank more, and partied more?"
"Long before, and fully independent of, anything Congress did, President Obama made clear that he was going to preserve the indefinite detention system at Guantanamo even once he closed the camp. President Obama fully embraced indefinite detention, the defining injustice of Guantanamo, as his own policy." ~ Glenn Greenwald
Sometimes we fall and get hurt. But that’s okay, it only makes us stronger! Being patient. Trusting. Knowing that it’s all meant to be. Being content with what is. Loving what is. I’m grateful for this broken foot, to learn from, to grow from, and to come back stronger from! 🙏🌞✌️
1. Alice and the Playing Cards
2. Little Brother Tales, Old Woman in the Wood
3. Rip Van Winckle telling his story
4. Rhinegold, Rhine’s fair children
5. The Magic Cup
6. Alice at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
"I had a really bad shrink once. He got me to quit my job by convincing me that my back pain was caused by a subconscious desire to spend more time with my kids. Then he tried to sexually assault me."