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I had today off.  It was just me, Daphne, and the dogs together on this overcast Veteran’s Day.  I love gloomy skies, as we have so few of them in Southern California, and so after Daphne napped, we set out on the paseos for a brisk, cloud covered walk.  It was lovely.  And I am amazed at…

Part 3 – Wiles of the Nile

I won’t tell you how, because it’s an investigator’s secret, but we found my brother a few weeks ago. What do you mean, “found,” you might ask?  Wasn’t he tucked away in the psychiatric hospital – safe and sound?  Wasn’t he moments away from receiving the help he needed?  Days from being court ordered to…

Part 1 – Broken

Mentally ill.  Sick in the brain.  Crazy.  Loony toons.  Wacko.  Mental.  Nuts.  Fruit loop.  Insane.  Psycho.  Bonkers. So many one line words to try to explain a condition that affects every single cell of who a person is. Before my brother got sick, really sick, I had started taking masters level psychology classes.  Interestingly enough,…