Tag Archives: second chances

Ambiguous

Ambiguous Loss. Something experienced by a quiet club that grieves in the shadows: women who’ve miscarried, parents of disabled children or addicted children, people with a chronically ill spouse. The death of a thousand dreams. There are no rituals for … Continue reading

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The Fits: Movie Review

I was compelled to watch “The Fits” after I found a well written review in my purging basket from Elle Magazine. The review read “Shortly after Toni joins a step-dancing drill team at a rec center in Cincinnati’s gritty west … Continue reading

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Purpose

My purpose is to eradicate poverty in all spaces and all forms where I can. I say this-and I mean it sincerely-I am offended by it. It is mean, it is unnecessary and it siphons away so much human capital. … Continue reading

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Dealing With Offensive Remarks At Work

I am a middle-aged white female who works in a retail setting with colleagues whose skin tones are every color imaginable. I respect my co-workers, and they respect me. Our company generally does whatever makes the customer happy. But this is … Continue reading

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Behind bars, college is back in session

I don’t think individuals should get FREE education in prison. Seriously, what the f-k? I had to pay for my degree and, yes, I am still paying off my student loan. So, when I read this headline “Prison Education Smart … Continue reading

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