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A New Year – A New Approach

A New Year – A New Approach

2012 was a year of personal challenges and growth for me. Beginning toward the end of 2011 and into 2012, I experienced several family deaths. These losses included three uncles, two aunts, a young cousin, my mother, and my dog. I also transitioned through two job situations before finding a freelance writing gig. In all … Continue reading

Voting – A Civic Duty

Voting – A Civic Duty

From my early days in college, I have assisted with voter registration. The right to vote and the ability to have my voice heard is important to me. I remember when Civics was a required course in high school. I also remember the civil rights and feminist movements. When I began elementary school, all females were … Continue reading

The Blame Game

The Blame Game

Who are the winners in the Blame Game? I have been at the end of the finger tip of finger pointer – someone who employs the Blame Game to avoid taking responsibility for a making a mistake or exercising bad judgment. It is an uncomfortable position to be in and I have rarely escaped the … Continue reading