“Thinking the Unthinkable”: It’s time to talk about mental illness
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“Thinking the Unthinkable”: It’s time to talk about mental illness

My mother posted a link to an article that featured a post by a mother of a 13 year old boy and blogger from Blogger.com called “Thinking the Unthinkable” by The Anarchist Soccer Mom. It reads:  In the wake of another horrific national tragedy, it’s easy to talk about guns. But it’s time to talk … Continue reading

Cross Your Words: The Truth About My Addiction
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Cross Your Words: The Truth About My Addiction

I’m not 100% sure when this all started, but somehow I ended up falling in love. Yes, the relationship can be frustrating and sometimes I feel as if all I’m getting from it are more questions, never answers, but I’ve come to understand it.  I’ve come to accept it.  And instead of tossing in the … Continue reading

Kids in Restaurants: A Server’s Point of View
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Kids in Restaurants: A Server’s Point of View

In response to The Daily Post’s Weekly Writing Challenge: Everyone loves kids, right? Right! Except when they don’t. This week, we’re particularly interested in what you think about kids in adult-oriented places. I think most of us can agree that it’s not a good idea to drag little Sally to a bar at 1AM, but … Continue reading