When I was at my most down and out of my 65 years, lower than snake shit, at the bottom of the abyss, a wonderful woman who helped me survive would always tell me the same thing: Show up for life, Mike. Just show up for life. Wherever you are now Joy, it’s still true.

Honorary Schizophrenic. Recent refugee. Displaced person. Old white male. Confidant of cassowaries.

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