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The Irony of “Opportunity”

Speaking on the challenges faced by women and people of color entering Aerospace, and an ordinary challenge popped up. Continue reading

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Oath Keeper

At 19 years old, I heard the call of MY country and proudly took the oath of enlistment. I served proudly and when it was time to accept my discharge papers, I did so naively and with trepidation. I remember … Continue reading

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Trickle-trickle. Do you know “HOW” to vote?

How were you taught to vote, or were you taught to vote? “It came as a surprise to me that some educators didn’t know how to utilize the right to vote. However after speaking with several other friends and coworkers, I now realize how few people have been taught or remember how to process a ballot. .

Since, the election is less than five weeks away and mail-in ballots will be heading out shortly, I decided to share this civics lesson I learned a long time ago, in case there were more people looking for guidance, or simply needed a refresher.

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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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Nothing Special – Chapter 1 Teaser

An excerpt from my 2014 NaNoWriMo novel. I made the 50k word mark by November 28, 2014. Now I’m in edit mode. I’ll post a few teasers here, from time to time as I get them “edited” and feel comfortable … Continue reading

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What’s Next For Me?

I did it! I graduated! With Honors, even. I earned my Bachelor’s of Science in Aerospace Operations and Space Commercialization with a Minor in Mechanical Engineering. (It was supposed to be a simple degree in Aerospace Systems Engineering. The classes … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Dream?

I am living Reverend King’s dream and as such, I am inspired to dream. I have a dream. It is a dream inspired by King before I was born, and now charged with my own spirit. It is a dream … Continue reading

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Not bad, just sometimes harder

Ugh. Suddenly feeling like a bad mom for no real good reason. Just listening to stories and seeing happy travel pictures of people I know, that have been able to take their kids places like Disney World, Paris and even … Continue reading

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Mistaken for a “Man-Hater”

Once again, I have been labeled a “man-hater” and now some people seem to think that I am raising my young daughter to hate men as well. NEITHER BELIEF IS TRUE! First, I do love MEN. I thoroughly dislike BOYS. … Continue reading

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