Raye of Light

You could say that life has thrown us some curve balls over the last year. And while from the outside, through photos on cell phone screens and social media apps, it may appear that life has been fairly uneventful for …

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Lady Boss

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how delicate the lines are between women rising up to positions of power from years of subjugation to total backsliding into second class citizen status. I am constantly in awe of the sudden …

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There is this old expression, “Don’t lose sight of the forest for the trees” that I can’t help but think a lot about these days. I’ve always interpreted this to mean that when we zero in on one aspect of …

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Temperance Sucks

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“It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Considering the legacy of alcoholism that Fitzgerald left behind, I’d say he knew a thing or two about the …

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Let me start by saying that I’ve lived my whole life in opposition to odds.  If there is even a slight chance of something weird happening to me, it’s almost a guarantee.  When a doctor says, “Meh, it’s like

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