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October 2016

Mermaid 2016

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Halloweens Come and Gone

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Sara – Stranger

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Stranger at the Airport; Even Stranger in My Home I make many of my own problems.  The adage “the road to hell is paved with good intentions” is accurate. In January 2013 my husband and I took a dream trip to Belize.  We waited at JFK for our flight.  This trip was a big deal for both my husband Chris and me.  Chris is averse to traveling outside of the…

A Girl’s Gotta Do What She Can

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A Girl’s Gotta Do What She Can Ah, what a man doesn’t know! Let me let YOU in on a few secrets of MINE….and I am absolutely certain that I am NOT the only woman who does this. As a full-time homemaker, I receive a weekly budget which needs to cover the household needs including things such as groceries, drug store items, dry cleaning, pet food, miscellaneous and the rest…

Shattered

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I shattered Broken mirror on the floor No you cannot look no more Broken Broken Pieces Glass Fragments Danger Angles Piercing Sharp A mess Left on the floor The pieces came Piece by piece Together again No one noticed No one looked The mirror took So long to recover Fragmented Cracked Lines No clear reflection But still a mirror Back in its place No one hung it on a wall…

Love and Time

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Love and Time: Many years ago all “feeling and emotions” have gathered to spend their vacation on a coastal island. Each of them was having a good time, but one day there was announced a warning of a storm and everyone had to leave the island. This caused a panic, all rushed to their boats and only (Love) did not wish to be in a hurry. There was so much…

Lost Holidays

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Lost Holidays When I was growing up life was hard. My mother, myself and two younger sisters were on welfare, and my mother was an alcoholic who very often put us in dangerous situations, brought her men home, passed out and the men came visiting my bedroom. But we celebrated holidays. I remember our holidays. We always, always had Thanksgiving at Grandma’s house, which was often the only time I…

BE SAFE – BE AWARE

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Hello friends.. This week an Uber driver in my county assaulted a woman in her own driveway. I share this useful information (albeit long!) to help women feel safe, able to protect themselves and empowered: 4 Simple Steps to Effective Boundary Setting May 16, 2016 by Jarrett Arthur Empowerment, General Safety, Prevention & Avoidance, Women’s Self-Defense No Comments Boundaries are guidelines, limits or rules that we create to identify safe…

All Lives Matter

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Slow

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Beat you Beat you With a stick Long and hard Very thick Dense and heavy You can’t see it It’s my stick Words my weapon Words and thoughts Inside my head Telling me All sorts of dread Telling me this then that To hurry up and go go go No come back Think it over Slow Why did you say that Why did you this And can’t you clean this…