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My Week Uplugged Not by Choice

I recently spent a little over a week with no television and no internet and only a burner phone with limited minutes and no data. I was almost completely cut off from the outside world.

Food for the Starving

The city I live in is considered ground zero for the opioid epidemic. In a city that has less than 50,000 people, 1 in 4 adults is addicted to an opiate and 1 in every 10 babies born in 2016 were born addicted.

Want Ad – Wife Needed

I am trying to live a more minimalist life. I really deep in my heart want to live with less junk, less clutter, and less time needed to be spent cleaning the house. Why? you ask. Well, the number one… Continue Reading →

Bloggers Unite on July 12 #NetNeutrality Day of Action

As bloggers, we depend on page views and interactions on social media. We can’t afford to have our internet slowed down, throttled, or downgraded just because some big media company wants to get richer. Do you want to make sure everyone… Continue Reading →

Who is J Poet?

This is an amazing young poet I came across a while back. I have no idea what has become of him since he made this video several years ago. If you know him or about him let me know in the… Continue Reading →

H is for Hunger

Squalor and Hunger are not twin evils Poverty and filth do not cohabitate Your domicile is not always your home The government controls your life But does not care for your body Hunger breeds resistance Hunger makes a pacifist murder… Continue Reading →

There’s a Dead Body in the Street

This is the phone call I woke up to this morning. Trying to collect my senses as I wiped the sleep from my eyes. Listening to my daughter but not fully awake enough to actively participate in the conversation.   Daughter… Continue Reading →

Spider Veins

Spider veins run up her thighs and disappear somewhere under her skirt. She hates this uniform. She hates this job. She hates the smells and the noise. Most of all she hates the guys in the back. They are always… Continue Reading →

You Don’t Know Me #BehindTheBlogger

You don’t know me but reading my blog gives you some insight into who I am right now.  Who I was before remains a mystery at least for a little while.  My lives are starting to collide with old friends… Continue Reading →

Rise Up

Deep inside I am dark and raging the medication keeps it from bubbling to the surface but it is there waiting to rise up and seek justice

Anxiety: The Hardest Part about Being Outside

You see me at the grocery store with a smile plastered on my face making up reasons why you haven’t seen me in a while, Appearing calm and in control on the outside is a great effort on my part…. Continue Reading →

The Riverside Speech

There could be no greater writing prompt on January 15th then leadership.  January 15th is the birthday of a great leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Much has been said and written about Dr. King and I am sure that… Continue Reading →

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