Chicken in the Sky

When Deb’s mother died we inherited a house full of art – all of it beautiful. One of my favorite paintings we already owned, though. It is one we bought ourselves; it’s called Chicken in the Sky. It’s an oil painting on canvas done from the perspective of a passenger in the front seat of a car on a highway in the countryside. The road ahead has the kind of gentle hill you get on…
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Fall Risks

As I said in “Back to Myself,” one of the effects of the overdose of medication that I experienced recently was hallucinations. Among those was the personification of inanimate objects that I saw around me. For instance, when I was in the hospital I was on the neurology floor, so there were many “fall risk” signs within my line of vision. In my hallucinations those became tiny animated figures whose purpose was to help me…
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