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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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Becoming Visible

Sunday morning, I was browsing through The Denver Post, looking for sales and coupons when I came across an editorial that grabbed me and didn’t let go. “Trying to Live, Trying to Learn.” I read it with deep emotion and … Continue reading

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Judging Gratitude

It’s that time of the year when people seek to give to those in need. It’s a great time of year. People smile more. Politeness is more common place. “Pay it forward” becomes part of everyone’s vocabulary. What could possibly … Continue reading

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I Went. I Saw. I Heard. The President of the United States

Monday morning, October 24, 2011 it was announced, President Barrack Obama, current president of the United States of America, would be visiting the Auraria Campus in Denver, Colorado where I attend school. It was also announced that tickets would be … 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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Free to Have a Future

July 11, 2010. Happy Anniversary to ME!! Today is my “Second Dissolution Anniversary” and I have something to celebrate. Another milestone in the “Infamous Adventure of Divorce” has finally been achieved. During the entirety of my relationship with my ex-husband, … Continue reading

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No Time to be Depressed

I’ve been unemployed since March 1, 2010. Since the moment I got the call giving me the bad news, I have been in full scramble mode. I am a single parent with an amazing two and a half year old … Continue reading

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