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I'm a Prison Mom - Part 2

I'm a Prison Mom - Part 2

So, you might have read my first article, When Your Adult Child Makes the Headlines…for the wrong reasons, well, here’s Part 2...

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The Axial Age, Death, Religion, Human Progress, and What It Means to Be Human

The Axial Age, Death, Religion, Human Progress, and What It Means to Be Human

This is meant to be a philosophical discussion about humanity. The topics I am interested in are death, the concept of an afterlife, and human progress in general.

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The Nature of Love: A Story About Agape

The Nature of Love: A Story About Agape

This is my story. It is why I became a believer, it is why I became an unbeliever. It is why I was suicidal. It is why I decided to pursue nursing. It is why I became a CNA. It is the story that defin…

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Weight
The Nursing School Workout

The Nursing School Workout

Even before I entered nursing school I heard horror stories of excessive weight gain or extreme weight loss. Needless to say the other "side effects" were equally horrifying. I finally came to terms w…

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Relations
Military Relationships - Tell Us About Yours

Military Relationships - Tell Us About Yours

A recent thread about couples in the same career field got me to thinking (always a dangerous endeavor). My husband and I met while we were both active duty military. He was in the USAF and I was in t…

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Cinderella - Nursing Labor and Delivery

Cinderella - Nursing Labor and Delivery

Cinderella story is a traditional story. For me, it was more than a story, it was real. It was just another busy night in the labor and delivery unit. Nurses were running around trying to give the rep…

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 24 Epilogue

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 24 Epilogue

The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use. …

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To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Parts 22 & 23 (END)

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Parts 22 & 23 (END)

The near-end (I can't resist an epilogue) of the ten-month saga of two women at a lighthouse. Due to the short nature of sections 22 and 23, they have been published below together. The epilogue will …

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Black Roses

Black Roses

Please come and join me for a brief journey inside the world of a deeply troubled woman who is contemplating self-deliverance from an existence that has turned bitter in late midlife. Don't be afraid.…

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 21b

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 21b

The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use. …

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 21a

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 21a

The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use. …

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 20b

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 20b

The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use. …

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