I’m just SO proud of my sister, Paula, who has autism and whose work has been highly commended for her colorful paintings. Maxine Billings, a dear friend and photographer, shared my sister’s work with and was amazed at the positive response.

In the near future we hope to introduce more of Paula’s large collection on canvas and attire. Many thanks to all our supporters and special thanks to Maxine Billings for testing the waters with faith. ❤️

“Caring for the Caregiver”

Sitting Down And/Or Pacing Around #3

From the Overlord Bear’s Den: Just had to share this enlightenment for readers. Enjoy! JHT

The Overlord Bear's Den

Fiction, if you ask me, is supposed to work as a reality simulator. Maybe some think that fiction is their escape from reality, but fiction is based on reality. Even if we consider it an escape from reality, we never have escaped reality, we still haven’t escaped reality, and we never can escape reality. Why not make fiction train us to become better people? And they’re supposed to have meaning and guidance, ’cause we all look for meaning for guidance, ’cause a story that has no meaning and guidance is a worthless story, ’cause we want to understand the truth. And hey, maybe non-fiction can also work as a reality simulator. To understand and face reality better, we must see it from the perspectives of other people. Perhaps that’s why non-fiction hits our hearts harder than most fictional works–because they’re real and more relatable. Written stories will never be as vivid as reality…

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