One Scary Dark Maze

Finding a Way Out of the Horror of Domestic Abuse         On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men.  Hard to believe, but this is a very real statistic in a report … Continue reading

Just What Do All These Letters Stand For?

I have always been annoyed when significant issues become mere abbreviations or acronyms. Their full meanings often get lost in this effort to keep the message brief. Like the fast food in drive-thru restaurants, these abbreviated versions of serious matters should involve further research to be more clearly understood. Otherwise, they become unhealthy substitutes for … Continue reading

When the Teacher Is Ready the Student Will Appear

I was a very reluctant participant in the writing of my very first story. I was pushed by a friend who had more confidence in me than I had in myself.  The more I resisted, the more she pushed. She thought I had a story that should be told, and unbeknownst to me it did … Continue reading


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