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Let’s Bring the Peace Symbol Back

Let’s bring the Peace Symbol Back I’m an 80’s baby which means most of my childhood memories are of the late 80s and 90s. I remember my pegged acid washed jeans, Saved By the Bell, hyper color shirts, and the … Continue reading

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The Author, Victim Impact Statement

I wrote this blog post as a response to the Victim Impact statement read at the Brock Turner sentencing hearing, that caused national disgust at Turner’s light sentence. CNN’s Banfield reads Brock Turner’s victim’s Impact Statement Click the link to read the … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to

I haven’t written in my blog recently, mostly because I am focused on writing my book and participating in various writing projects. I now plan to post more frequently about women’s issues, politics, and sexual assault. Short list of projects … Continue reading

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Music

This is the fourth blog I have written about music. I guess I felt my past blogs did not explain the emotional importance of music to me. I accidentally watched Glee last night and Gwyneth Paltrow sang Turning Tables by … Continue reading

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Spring

My son came home today from 4th grade and said, “You know what? I just realized, its Spring!” I automatically laughed and asked him what made him think of that and he said, “Because it’s finally warm outside.”  I don’t … Continue reading

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Purpose

In the past two weeks on the couch I’ve had plenty of time to reflect on my life and the events that have come to pass. Such common phrases have been said to me, ‘This to shall pass’ or ‘Everything happens … Continue reading

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Anger

For the longest time I never had anger. All growing up and in my early twenties, I was never angry. I might have been disappointed, frustrated or annoyed but never angry. I know what anger is now that I am thirty. … Continue reading

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Laying around

In the course of a week, I do so many things that I take for granted. Driving, walking to the park, playing with our dog, giving gabriel a bath and putting him to bed, cooking and baking, even just climbing … Continue reading

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My Grandmother’s story

My Grandmother is one of the most important women in my life. Not only have her caring words carried me through hard times, but her story gave me hope that I too could be happy. My Grandmother and her family … Continue reading

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The Art of Happiness

Some time ago I bought a book by the Dalai Lama. It changed how I felt about happiness. The simple understanding of this powerful emotion can bring peace to any soul. This book can teach you how to understand anger and frustration on a simpler … Continue reading

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