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To Drink or Not To Drink

Over the last year, my husband has been watching out for an older homeless man, “Bill,” that he sees around his office building each day. My husband brings him a bag lunch almost every day and has given him bags … Continue reading

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Special Interest

If you feed the poor, you’re a saint. If you ask why they’re poor, your a communist. – Dorothy Day Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others … Continue reading

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Couch Surfing

Reading through my articles, this one Couch surfers” uncover free lodging, new friends   made me pause and reflect. I was unsure why I saved it. Perhaps because the term “Couch Surfing” in my profession is often defined as “The practice of … Continue reading

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Jailed over Truancy

The headline jumped out like a bright pink elephant. The article Philly locks up kids for truancy, fighting – then goes after parents for child support  that image alone made me want to yell. I have heard many absurd things as … Continue reading

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The Long Con

My “What Would You Do?” seminars are filled with tough, thought provoking clinical issues. So, I was happily surprised to find the anecdote below in my bin. It is one I will share with my students, but I would also … Continue reading

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