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Curtain Time

Well into the early morning hours, after reading and finishing several books I’ve had on the go and doing some online writing research, with an aching appendage or two, I ‘ve made the tea and sat down to this post. 105 more words

Writing

Juvenile justice changes in Texas

Most people don’t realize how much has changed in the last 20 – 25 years in Texas Juvenile Justice.  25 years ago the staff who supervised youth in “State Schools” were referred to as house parents.  916 more words

Juvenile Justice

Working Hard, to Pay for Their Own Tuitions!

These children have it hard, and yet, they still kept their heads down, work hard, to make their own lives meaningful, from the Front Page Sections, … 632 more words

Values

California Death Penalty: Flawed But Constitutional

I have previously expressed my views on the importance of the death penalty and the justice it serves; in the wake of a ruling by U.S. 1,001 more words

Social Issues

Should Boxing Be Banned?

My mother believes that boxing should be banned. She is right that the head injuries incurred by boxers are troubling and can cause physical and psychological problems down the line. 211 more words

Social Issues

I'm Not a Genius: A Gimpy Monologues Interlude

I’m a genius

Everyone thinks I’m a genius
I’m aloof, reserved, quiet
“Deep” they say
It’s what is on the surface
Of my personality
But on the inside… 179 more words
Disability

Me and Mr. Sketchy

Alright, so we all see those people who you just say, “Dang! That guy’s sketchy,” but for me, this really happens a lot. My dad’s a police officer, and as such, he’s suspicious of everyone. 211 more words

Problems With The Family