The Secret Journals of a lay psychiatrist

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It was at the center of Northern California life in my generation

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Pleasure poured out of foxholes and overran our defenses

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In Session: The Secret Journals of a Lay Psychiatrist (#9)

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I set out to free form and load it in Descartes for easy transport

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After his dog died he took up with a bird, and learned bird ways

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Hunger is as dependable as the Postal Service

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“I thought it made him a buffoon, and I thought that’s what would disqualify him. What it did is made him the perfect vessel. You have to be shameless to do shameful things.” (Jon Stewart)

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The secret journals of a lay psychiatrist, continued

The Guardian, by Kat McGiver, Ashland OR (photo by author)


Writing is for me is playing the a piano keyboard. I like the music of the words. I have been a professional magazine writer and newspaper editor.

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