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Yes! I Want Free Lunch!

I’m all for free undergraduate college education. After all, it has the potential to be a valuable investment in our country’s future and it sounds great coming from politicians begging for the vote of the first time voters and parents … Continue reading

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FREE to just BE

Today marks SEVEN Years since the judge signed my Dissolution of Marriage Orders. Seven years since I became the sole, physical and legal guardian of my daughter with all the rights and responsibilities thereof. Seven years since the meaning of … Continue reading

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Facing the Music ~ Caution: Extreme subject

I wrote this in one quick venting session with the intent to post it and forget it. However, once it was done, I debated on posting it. Who would get angry? Who would run away from me? Who would tell … Continue reading

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Depression, Santa and Continuing

The last few days have been hard for me. I found myself pulling away from my social media outlets, struggling not to snap at people and making a, sometimes visibly, conscious effort to remember to smile. Anyone who knows me, … Continue reading

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Doomed to be Strong

It was an interesting compliment made by one of my sister-friends. It evokes positive thoughts and confusion at the same time. Doomed to be Strong. Intriguing. This morning, something happened again that thoroughly frustrated me. Another reminder of how insensitive, … Continue reading

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Wrong Headed Thinking

Sometimes somebody suggests a solution that is just so wrong-headed, it’s mind-blowing. I am still unemployed, and fighting tooth and nail to find ANY form of employment that is not illegal, repugnant nor requires “a small start-up investment.” Unfortunately my … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Year Makes

One year and ten weeks ago, I made an attempt to start over in the great state of Texas. I quickly discovered it wasn’t a good fit. So with the help of another Sister-Friend, I once again packed my daughter, … Continue reading

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Pride Swallowing in Process

This morning, I made an attempt to do what needs to be done. I straightened my shoulders, lifted my chin, swallowed my pride and went down to the Denver Department of Human Services to officially apply for food, medical and … Continue reading

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