Category Archives: family

I May Be Deaf, But I’m Not An Idiot

I am intelligent. I am opinionated. I get off on efficiency. I am frugal. I am direct. I can be a bitch when I need to be, and I own that term as one of endearment. I am a redhead. … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

Labor Day is a holiday where I don’t have any traditions – old or new. My husband doesn’t either. It is a day without plans, without parties, without food to look forward to (or to have to slave over in … Continue reading

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My ‘Coming Out’: Surviving Trauma And Managing Post-Traumatic Stress

When I was in college I kept a knife within an arm’s reach, but concealed in the bed that I slept at night. I also slept in my clothes, complete with running shoes. All of the lights were on, my … Continue reading

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The Story Of An Angel

My dog, Angel, is very special to me, much more than a pet and even more than ‘a part of the family’. I have always been a dog person and yet my bond with her goes beyond any other bond … Continue reading

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Becoming A Cat Person (Or Trying My Best To Be)

I should start this post by stating that I am an animal person. I am, I love animals, wild and domestic, with the exception of spiders due to severe arachnophobia (if you want entertainment, watch what happens when I am … Continue reading

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