Monthly Archives: September 2010

Tripping

            Early the next morning, I boarded a plane, my anxiety as high as the clouds outside the plane’s narrow window. I never liked flying, but considering what I was facing that was a forgotten issue.             Sam’s home was … Continue reading

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Brain dump

The call came at eleven in the evening. “Your son is acting weird. I mean really weird. You better get here fast.” Somehow I wasn’t surprised. My phone call with Sam, just days earlier, was peculiar. His vocabulary was a … Continue reading

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First Post

When my older son was diagnosed with schizophrenia at age nineteen, I thought I’d never see another happy day. For therapeutic reasons, I’ve decided to try blogging, concentrating on how a family copes—or doesn’t—with the frequent upheavals and precarious existence, … Continue reading

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