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Ten things I hate a bout Albany care!


So I’ve been playing with writing this post for at least a couple months. But I figure on the day that two out of our three elavators break down, that would be a good time to write this! 3,775 more words

Mental Illness

Showering Marilyn

My mother always said that old women love ferns

The absence of ferns in the context of this living room

seemed strange to me because… 116 more words

Orphanages and Foster Care

Traditional orphanages are hard to find in the Unites States now. Most have been replaced with the foster care system. There are some traditional orphanages though, and many are now being called “group homes.” Often times, children are placed in these group homes because there is not enough room in foster homes for them, or because they have issues stemming from their abuse and neglect, so foster homes will not care for them. 440 more words


Then and Now

When Kirstin was two years old, I was the chairman of Mother’s March for March of Dimes in Chandler, Arizona. The local newspaper sent a reporter to our home to interview me. 695 more words


The Opposite of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson

I was born blue.
If my mother hadn’t pushed me out quick as a cat, I would have been born dead and even bluer; her cord was wrapped tight around my neck.

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breaking the stigma around asistive living for younger people with disabilities

I know I’ve blogged about this a time or two because it’s a subject I’m very passionate about.

Asistive living, a setup where seniors can have their basic needs need, have the security of staff that get their issues, but the flexibility to thrive in their own lives, is such a common place concept. 1,962 more words

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Province supports Edmonton group home closure after teen charged with murder

EDMONTON – An Edmonton group home for high-risk youth teens that was the subject of complaints about rowdy behaviour and crime is closing its doors for good. 600 more words