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Christmas Then and Now

Christmases were stressful growing up, especially during my teen years. Money was tight and my folks weren’t getting along. It wasn’t until I was well into my married…

Foodbanks in a Nutshell

Hunger and food insecurity in the western world is not a new problem. Colonialism and the indentured servitude required of the working poor to feed themselves became one…

A Very Brief Update

Here it is, late August 2014, and it’s a busy time as always. I work at a community college. Faculty came back this week and students return the…

Life Lessons

We make such a fuss out of things, small and unimportant. Money, things and status hold such fleeting satisfaction. In the wink of an eye, all these can…

May Reflections — Part Three

So here we are at the end of another month— a busy one at that. I turned 42 and supposedly have the answer. I’m here to tell you…

May Reflections — Part Two

In Part One of my May Reflection series, I played philosopher around positivity, intention and the Golden Rule. Really, paying yourself by ‘paying-it-forward’. Yada-yada. Today, I want to…