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A Sobering Place

The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. ~Lao Tzu

“What will you have?” the waiter asks.

“A Shirley temple,” I shoot back.

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Teens Talk Tough Times

Ruff Ruff ROUGH Day

When you owner train, or even get a service dog trained through a program, you may end up with that HORRIBLE decision to wash the dog out. 419 more words

Results and Decisions

I’ve been quiet for a while. That’s because I’ve had a lot to think about.

I received the results of my final diagnostic procedure last week. 754 more words

Crohn's Disease

So far this year I have learned...

I have learned that to be an adult means to make the right call, even if it is the hard call. This means no longer shielding my brother from the consequences of his actions. 212 more words

Meeting the Measure

When it’s so easy

to check out when the going

gets rough, what will help us stay?


Some will surely take

that easy, well trodden path;

against them, heroes contrast.



This week has stirred up a myriad of emotions in our family, both good and bad. Firstly, I have had some life changing things happen to me, for which I wasn’t exactly prepared but somewhere anticipated. 300 more words

lies have short legs.....

My grandpa always used to say, “lies have short legs and the long legs of the truth always catch up.”. He was right. No matter what way you go or how good of a liar you think you may be, the truth will always prevail. 1,853 more words