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BORN HERE RAISED HERE AND MOST LIKELY WILL PASS AWAY AND BE BURIED HERE AS WELL.

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This is a Tip of The Hat to Sandee, my Co-Author and blog wizard.

I've been in my own boat sitting out in this water looking at this view. Awesome!-Sandee.

MY HAMMERED DULCIMER

MY HAMMERED DULCIMER
There are various Hammered Dulcimer postings from YouTube of different tunes, and NO I AM NOT PLAYING ANY OF THESE TUNES.Maybe some day when I have the equipment to do so.I have included a link to my You Tube Channel.I invite you to go and watch any of my videos on the site also check out some of the different channels I subscribe to.

ABOUT THE HAMMERED DULCIMER

The hammered dulcimer is an ancient trapezoidal musical instrument played by striking the strings with wooden hammers.

Originating in the Middle East about 2000 years ago, English soldiers brought the instrument back to England after their failed attempt to conquer Persia during the Crusades about 1000 years ago. Dulcimers have many names in many lands: santur in the Middle East, yang q'in in China, hackbrett in Austria, zither in Germany, and cymbalom in Hungary. The name "dulcimer" is derived from Latin, meaning "sweet sound". Hammered dulcimers were popular in England during the reign of James I, when the Bible was translated into English as the King James Bible. The dulcimer was mentioned in the Book of Daniel 3:5 among other instruments "..the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of music..." The dulcimer was later mechanized to become what we now know as the harpsichord which later evolved in the piano.

THE BLOG ROLLS.

IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS PAGE LOAD EASIER I MOVED THE BLOG ROLLS TO A SEPARATE BLOG, THE BLOG ROLLS CAN BE FOUND HERE AT G.C.R.S. BLOGROLLS.

A good thought

A good thought

The Officer Down Memorial

The Officer Down Memorial
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THE SERENITY PRAYER

THE SERENITY PRAYER
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; enjoying one moment at a time; accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, not as I would have it; trusting that He will make all things right if I surrender to His Will; that I may be reasonably happy in this life and supremely happy with Him forever in the next. Amen. - Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971)

WHEN I'M HAVING A BAD DAY.

WHEN I'M HAVING A BAD DAY.
WHEN EVERYTHING IS JUST TOO MUCH, I WILL BE HIDING, PLAYING MY GAMES AND STAYING IN MY OWN LITTLE WORLD.

HEY MIKEY,THIS MEANS YOU!!

IF IT IS NOT BROKEN DO NOT TRY TO FIX IT MIKEY, YOU GOOF! - SIGNED ME

Mike - Take the word DELETE out of your vocabulary. Big hug... Sandee

NATIONAL SUICIDE PROVENTION LIFELINE

With Help Comes Hope

Veterans Hotline & Online Chat
Are you a veteran in emotional distress? Please call 1-800-273-TALK and press 1 to be routed to the Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline.
OR Veterans chat live with a counselor.


Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK
Are you feeling desperate, alone or hopeless? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.

I URGE ANYONE THAT NEEDS TO MAKE THIS CALL TO PLEASE DO SO.YOU ARE A PRECIOUS HUMAN BEING,YOU ARE SOMEONE'S LOVED ONE. GOD KNOWS WE ALL GO THROUGH A CRISIS AND NEED THE HELP.PLEASE CHOOSE LIFE!

I URGE ANYONE THAT NEEDS TO MAKE THIS CALL TO PLEASE DO SO.YOU ARE A PRECIOUS HUMAN BEING,YOU ARE SOMEONE'S LOVED ONE. GOD KNOWS WE ALL GO THROUGH A CRISIS AND NEED THE HELP. PLEASE CHOOSE LIFE.

THIS IS HERE TO REMIND ME AS WELL AS EVERYONE ELSE THAT LIFE IS IMPORTANT.

Blog Changes

Since I have decided to shut down Both Mike's Place and Loonytoon Central, Music Monday/Mondays Music Moves Me, Thursdays Tune, 5 On Friday, Feline Friday and the Google Doodles will now all be here.

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The Blogger's Prayer

Lord help me to learn to spell without spellcheck, manage to visit all that visit me, and post regularly - all in 5 minutes a day, so that I can clean house and take care of my family. Help me to not look at every occurrence in my life as a blog post, and to quit taking pictures of weird things to share as well. Please Lord, help me to stop talking about my blog friends as though they are next door neighbors or someone I have known all of my life. And help me dear Lord, to think of something witty and wise to post tomorrow.


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Friday, August 06, 2010

just for the heck of it.

7 comments:

Wanda's Wings said...

You just have to believe that love can heal.

Mike Golch said...

Wanda's Wings,I do believe in just that!

Mari said...

Man - it's been a long time since I heard that one. Thanks!

Mike Golch said...

Mari,I hope it brought back some good memories.

Ana said...

Hi Mike,
I'm Aquarius too.
I want to tell you that I know that you are very traumatized because of the suicide attempt.
I had two attempts while I was withdrawing Effexor, it was drug-induced and I know the difference, and I still feel like crying when I remember it.
I will give you the link to my post about it.
Don't blame yourself and if you have to feel sad and wait to overcome it you have to do it.
It will go away with time.
i remember when I was in therapy and while crying she said "it's gone" and it didn't calm me down.
Maybe we have to live with this for the rest of our lives in lower levels as time goes by.
You will forget it.
One of the problems is that suicide is a forbidden issue and we cannot talk about it with everybody becasue they will surely acuse you this or that.
Only those who have experience it know.
Be at peace Mike.
You deserve peace of mind.
Love,
Ana

Ana said...

This is the link:
http://justana-justana.blogspot.com/2009/03/one-of-my-suicide-attempts-while.html

I still didn't write about the second time.
It hurts too much...
But it was with gas. I closed my room that has a bathroom and started sealing the window...
i don't want to go further...
not today. The "this is withdrawal" was there all the time. I can understand what happened to Traci Johnson the healthy 19 years old girl that hanged herself at Eli-Lilly's facilities.
Something in the brain is triggered and makes the person violent (yes, I was violent during withdrawal like never in my life) and suicidal.
Love,
Ana

Mike Golch said...

Ana,this was my 5 or 6th attempt over the years. My attempt was do to an extreme moment of self hatered.I just happened to ust the medications that I take on a daily basis.I am happy to say that I am off all those medications and I seem to be doing ok.I still have some bouts of anoyance at things I still have trouble dealince with anger.but currently I do not want to harm myself and if I start feeling that way I have a bunch of telephone numbers programed into the phone next to me to call someone.

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