Category Archives: community

A New Kind Of July 4th

July 4th has always been the biggest-deal holiday in my family. It’s my father’s favorite and the one holiday when he really goes all out. He gets the BIG fireworks and really puts on a show. Growing up, we would … Continue reading

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Silence…

Voice. It is one of the single most important things anyone can have. It doesn’t have to be verbal, it can be written, verbal or signed. A person’s voice is as individual to them as their fingerprint. You can recognize … Continue reading

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That Piece: A Publishing Milestone

Last week, I wrote an essay that was different from a lot of what I’ve written before. First off, it was personal, but also the most political piece I’ve written. Second, it was current and extremely timely. Usually, I’m behind. … Continue reading

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I Died When I Didn’t Have Health Insurance

I recently had one of my essays posted on the Huffington Post. Please check it out by clicking the link below. For a list of my other Huffington Post pieces, please click here.

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Am I Ready For This?

Every now and then, a person finds themselves on the edge of something huge. And because they’re not stupid or short-sighted they understand that once they cross that line – there is no going back. It’s like opening a can … Continue reading

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