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A Year Gone

It has been a year now since I made the humane decision to say goodbye to my best friend Pollo.  It had been a decision that I dreaded for nearly three years as his health began its slow decline.  1,206 more words

Family And Friends

Comic Relief Just When It Is Needed

“The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.”  Mark Twain.

With that, I want to introduce you to one of the most “powerful weapons” in the human race, my youngest daughter, Emmalie. 863 more words

Cancer

5 Favorite Spoken Word Poems

Although I myself have never preformed spoken word, spoken word poetry has deeply influenced my writing as of lately. I love hearing poetry, and seeing the poet’s body language and facial expressions. 181 more words

Poetry

Finding Something Good Out Of Something So Tragic, Offers Small Consolation

I first wrote about Michael Scheidemann’s story back in September (see “Meet Michael” in the post archives or “Michael” in the pages section).  It is a tragedy that I will always believe could have been prevented.  968 more words

Cancer

The Effects Of Divorce On Children

I would NEVER, EVER, do anything to harm my daughters.

I realize that judgment will always reign over understanding when it comes to dealing with a decision on filing for divorce.  1,341 more words

Cancer