The Price Paid For Freedom

Recently while I was at the VA Clinic with my husband, I looked around at some of the patients there in the waiting room.  I couldn’t help but notice how many were mentally “not all there”.  It got me to thinking…  These men and women obviously were not like this when they were brought into the services,…
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Message To The ‘Rents Of The Class Of 2017

Ahhh… it’s that time of year when we watch teenagers get thrown into the adult world with their wings flapping wildly, legs flailing about in a running motion, mouths wide open screaming for delight… for what?  They are thinking they are free!!!  Free to do as they want, come and go as they please, and…
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My Letter To President Trump

As I watch the news I am seeing things that are very disturbing, and it angers me.  I did not vote for Mr. Trump, but I vowed to give him a chance.  Every one deserves a chance.  Even two chances, but three strikes, and you’re done in my book.  I cannot believe that this has…
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Reflections On “40”.

Even in the days leading up to today, I never really wrapped my mind around what I’m about to say… Today, I am 40. I’m not sure how to feel about this.  This morning was a beautiful morning, not too cold, snow falling quietly with a few birds singing their two-note songs back and forth…
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Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Just like most of you I have always set some New Year’s resolutions.  You know, like lose weight, exercise, live healthy, make a ton of money, blah, blah, blah.  This year I’m trying something new.  I am making one, and only one resolution… to fix me.  I am broken, I am scarred, and I am…
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