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15 Empowering Things to Tell Your Kids (and Yourself)

In the summer of 2012, I was cracking up (not in a good way). I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. So I did both. Often. And intensely. Things were going seriously south. I was at my wits’ end, about to break apart. Luckily, I have enough life experience to know when it’s time […]

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Anger Management

Ever feel so angry you want to destroy some/thing/one/place? I do. It’s rare. But it happens. I respond to injustice with that level of anger. I am incensed when someone/somemany with power takes advantage, uses, even crushes or kills someone/somemany who is/are vulnerable, just because they can. Because it feeds them in some perverted way.

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O Canada In Birthday Poetry

O Canada! A bright red cardinal sings Happy Birthday In morning mist.  

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10 Cool Lists of 10 Cool Things to Love

It’s no secret that, besides this soon-to-be-amazing personal blog, I also run an already amazing (she writes none-too-modestly) website not surprisingly called AmazingWomenRock.com, which has, over the last five years, become my own fabulously random work of multimedia performance art as well as an online oasis of inspiration for women and men who love women (she […]

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Life Breaks My Heart

Life breaks my heart. There it is land-sliding Down my lover’s shoulders When we discover death in the backyard. Life dissolves my heart. There it is flowing in the river Of another’s tears Because she can’t go home: Yet.

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See me?

  I write. I write a play. A book. A blog post. A dozen blog posts. Articles and particles, bits and pieces, nuts and bolts. A lifetime. I write a lifetime. I write a lifetime in which the main character is invisible. Unseen. Unheard. Unnoticed. She barely exists in her own story. Or so it would seem. […]

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Life is Breathtaking. Again.

There’s an old new-age adage that goes something like this: “Don’t measure your life by the breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.” Life cooperates by being breathtakingly breathless. It begins at the beginning…

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What keeps us going?

Love and prayers going out to Oklahoma, Syria, Palestine, the whole of Africa, pretty much all of South America as well. Central America too. Ummm. Pakistan. Afghanistan. In fact, all of the “stan” countries. Ah what the hell, all of Central Asia. And Southeast Asia. Come to think of it, most of China too. The […]

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Hangin’ on & hangin’ in

I’m having one of those days. I’m just managing to hang on. By a thread. Here’s to everyone else out there who is doing the same. We are not alone. You aren’t; and I’m not either. We’re going to make it through this minute, this hour, this day. Tomorrow will dawn and the fog will […]

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