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Miscellaneous

My Heebie-Jeebies List

This post is about some of the things that give me the heebie-jeebies, ranging from things that scare me to things that are just yucky. Some of these I might realistically come across, while others, not so much. Yucky words We've previously established that moist panties grosses me right out. Damp underwear? Whatever. Moist panties?… Continue reading My Heebie-Jeebies List

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Miscellaneous

Critters of My Travels: India, Peru, and More

I used to travel a lot, and one of the things that's fun about travelling is seeing the assorted creature features, both domestic and exotic. These critters come from India, Peru, Cambodia, and more. India Cows are sacred in Hinduism. That means a few things: 1) no Big Macs at McDonalds, 2) there are random… Continue reading Critters of My Travels: India, Peru, and More

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Social Issues

What Influences Your Worldview?

We all have a mix of many different factors that shape our worldview. I thought I'd tell you some of mine and hopefully you'll tell me some of yours. Growing up Education was highly valued in my family. My parents also believed in being very careful with money and not spending money you didn't have… Continue reading What Influences Your Worldview?

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Identity, Self, & Relationships

This Was Me: My Mental Health Nursing Career

This is the final post in a mini-series that's looked back at my past.  This post is a bit different because I don't have any photos to capture my mental health nursing career. I became a nurse in 2004. It was my second health professional career; the first was as a pharmacist. This is a quick overview… Continue reading This Was Me: My Mental Health Nursing Career

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Identity, Self, & Relationships

This Was Me: My Travelling 20s & 30s

I did my first big international trip (aside from a high school exchange trip to Japan) when I was 22, and that was when the travel bug firmly took root.  From then on, each year I would take all my vacation time together in one block and do an international trip, other than the years… Continue reading This Was Me: My Travelling 20s & 30s

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Identity, Self, & Relationships

This Was Me: The Growing Up Years

Image by congerdesign from Pixabay For a little something different, I thought I'd take a bit of a stroll down memory lane to the earlier years of my life. This first post in the "this is me" series looks at my childhood and the high school years. Here's me as a baby.  My parents had built this house… Continue reading This Was Me: The Growing Up Years

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Blogging and Writing

Who I Am as a Writer & Blogger

Image by JL G from Pixabay Here we are on WordPress, all of us as writers.  But what does that writing identity look like?  I thought I'd do this post to take a closer look into my own. I've always liked to write.  When I was young, as in elementary school young I liked to write stories.  One… Continue reading Who I Am as a Writer & Blogger

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Miscellaneous

My Favourite Simple Things (& Lots of Other Lists)

Lists can be fun! This post is an amalgamation of various lists I've posted over the years on MH@H. Some are focused on positives, others relate to mental illness, and others are just for fun. Here's a quick overview of the lists contained in this post: Favourite simple thingsThe simplest things in life are freeMy… Continue reading My Favourite Simple Things (& Lots of Other Lists)