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House Rules

Every family needs some rules…right? Well, we certainly decided we did! A few days ago I was reading this article

from the March 2014 issue of Better Homes and Gardens and it took me back to that decision to make our house rules. 673 more words

Kelli Barnett.

Fallen Star (part 20)

“There wasn’t any lady,” Stacy announced. Her feet swung inches above the carpet.

Jodi swiveled her entire body until she gaped at her sister. “Yes, there was.” 249 more words

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Fallen Star (part 19)

“I remember all of it,” Stacy volunteered. Since that day, Stacy had abandoned her idea that by not talking about things, you could keep them from being real. 163 more words

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Fallen Star (part 16)

All the gifts their father and step mother showered her with didn’t change anything. Jodi didn’t want things. She wanted her mother and their old life back. 20 more words

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Indigenous Methods of Teachings: My Familial Politics vs. the Westernized World

Indigenous Methods of Teachings: My Familial Politics vs. the Westernized World

My Auntie did not exploit my young Indian mind to the truths about genocide, ecocide, cultural and language removal, Indian Act, racism, Residential Schools and Indian hospitals or hatred, she in fact did not have to open my mind to these truths: white settlers had that responsibility well before her time; what does she do though? 1,285 more words

Fallen Star (part 7)

She took Stacy’s hand and stepped in the woman’s direction, when somewhere in the crowd she heard another woman scream, followed by a man shouting, “Stop!” 31 more words

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Fallen Star (part 6)

There was a tattoo on the back of the woman’s hand that matched the six-sided star on the sign above her head. Jodi wasn’t sure what the word “Psychic” meant. 115 more words

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