Mourning a Suicide
Mental Health
“A suicide kills two people, Maggie, that’s what it’s for.” – Arthur Miller, playwright,  After the Fall, 1964. (Act 1) A suicide has many victims. Those around the deceased in their final days will likely all be deeply affected, as …
My Legal Drugs (Part II)
Culture
A slow brain can be a big asset. I learned that in aviation. By Raymond Viger Almost a half-century ago, I had a career as an airplane pilot. Aviation safety has made great strides. Planes back then weren’t as safe …
Not Ready to Die?
Criminality
Note: Jean-Pierre Bellemare was convicted in 2021 of a crime committed in 2018, and is currently incarcerated. Right now, I have no thoughts of suicide. Having lived a tumultuous life, I’ve often found myself in danger. Sometimes, it’s been police …