Birthday #8

  Ugh. It’s been a tough day. It remains that way. Every, damn year. I mistakenly used to think each year the day might get easier, but I’ve come to accept that it can’t.  His loss will always bear an immense amount of weight. Instead, I just prepare for that fact and let the tears […]

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Decades are Beautiful

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: You Haven’t. – Thomas Edison Ten years ago, we thought my mom had exhausted all possibilities in her fight against Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia (CLL).  For nearly ten years prior to that, she had gone through various rounds of treatments to rid herself of an incurable type of […]

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Kicked into Mindfulness

Most of the long-term homeless struggle to maintain sanity, while some of them never really had it to begin with, and many of them fall somewhere in the spectrum of genius. My ex-husband’s father was homeless. I met him once in the desert, just outside of Las Vegas. It had been 15 years since anyone had […]

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Let the Adults Speak

Dear #Drumpf – You don’t know shit from Shinola when it comes to most everything about anything. Luck and a good inheritance has been on your side for far too long, because it sure as shit hasn’t been looks, sweetie. So, here are a few tips for public speaking (my gift to you, muah!): 1. Get a […]

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News Flash: Hypocrisy knows no bounds

“The most serious and unaddressed worldwide challenge is the deprivation and abuse of women and girls…largely caused by a false interpretation of carefully selected religious texts and a growing tolerance of violence and warfare, unfortunately following the example set during my lifetime by the United States.” — Jimmy Carter in A Call to Action I […]

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