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Effects of pressure on man in the moon marigolds

Something is wrong with me.  I have always known that I am not OK. No one has ever been able to make me feel OK for any length of time.  Especially me. I scream my rage and frustration into the silence … Continue reading

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Hard Stuff

My mother called this morning to let me know her dog, Sugar, had slipped away–with a little help. Instantly, I’m reminded of when we put Midnite to sleep, and then Lacy, our cat. Both lived long lives–15 years.  And I … Continue reading

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Corporal Punishment (and wtf does THAT mean?)

Just read about the Judge in Texas whose daughter filmed him and her mother “whipping” her.   Beating her with a belt.  Verbally abusing her. She was making a lot of noise, anyway. So, I’m concerned. According to Alice Miller (thank … Continue reading

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Adult Literacy Tutoring

I love teaching. I fancy I have a knack for it. So, I signed up at the Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta.  They gave me a little training and matched me with a student. I’m so inspired by this young lady. … Continue reading

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(Not) Writing This Blog or How do I Express Myself?

I have: cleaned the bedroom started laundry and hung out on Facebook All to put off writing this post.  Scared, but nonspecific fear.  There’s absolutely nothing to fear because no one even knows about this blog anymore. I have been … Continue reading

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So, do we talk about the cockroach in the living room?

I’ve had some trouble with this blog thing.   And, in retrospect, it seems so obvious that the solution seems to go without saying. Write what you know. OK. So, I’m wracking my brains to come up with a topic that … Continue reading

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Do You Talk About This Stuff?

While I love the Zen of Inaction (especially since I stopped calling it “being lazy”) I have had a splendid afternoon in action (get it?  Inaction, in action…sometimes I just think funny things). So I installed Thesis on my WordPress … Continue reading

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