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Widening My Reach and Expanding My Brand

I have been running this blog for over three years now. I absolutely love more and more every day. Writing is my form of expression. For quite a long time my posts and ability to write were almost non-existent. I worked 70+ hours a week and simply didn't have the time to write and keep… Continue reading Widening My Reach and Expanding My Brand

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Regarding U of L Basketball, The Scandal, The Sanctions and The Real Issue

I assume that just about everyone knows about the scandal and allegations revolving around the University of Louisville basketball team. In case you have been too busy Netflix and chilling, let me catch you up (briefly) before I state some of my opinions on the matter. A self-described "escort" named Katina Powell recently wrote and… Continue reading Regarding U of L Basketball, The Scandal, The Sanctions and The Real Issue

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Learning to Love Lexington

I am a Louisvillian in heart and soul. I was born and raised in Louisville, and while I left for awhile during college, I eventually went back. Growing up, I always thought I would end up somewhere else. In fact, I didn't want to end up in Louisville. But as I got older (and had… Continue reading Learning to Love Lexington

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A Gathering of Women for Peace…And My Realization

Today I attended a Women’s Interfaith Peace Discussion held by the Soka Gakkai International. The SGI is a Nichiren Buddhist organization to which I belong. About 2 years ago I began practicing Buddhism as a part of my daily life. But that is a whole other story! Back to the discussion meeting. A group of… Continue reading A Gathering of Women for Peace…And My Realization

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Sad and Difficult Decisions

I recently made the most difficult decision I have ever had to make. After months of stress, anxiety and feeling as though I was being treated unfairly, I resigned from my position as a kindergarten teacher. This was not a decision I took lightly. I dwelled on it. Dreaded going in for months. I became… Continue reading Sad and Difficult Decisions

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A Continuing Need for Change

As a white woman, I have been lucky enough not to encounter much discrimination in my life. I don’t fail to recognize the privilege under which I was born due to the color of my skin. I also don’t fail to recognize that I have at times, more than I would like to admit, held… Continue reading A Continuing Need for Change

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The Stigma of Mental Health

Mental health is just as important as physical health. I believe as a country we have put our health on the back burner and it is truly beginning to build up into a gigantic issue. Everyone knows that the United States leads the world in obesity rates. But, according to the National Institute of Mental… Continue reading The Stigma of Mental Health

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Spreading Peace

There has been a lot of sadness these past few days. There have been terrorist attacks in multiple cities, an earthquake and other natural phenomena, as well as the countless wars that are being carried on throughout our world. A close friend of my family passed away from cancer on Saturday as well, marking a… Continue reading Spreading Peace

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The Journey Forth

I am finally getting back into my blogging, my writing, my craft. And I couldn't be more happy about it. I've been gone much too long and am ready to share my experiences and ideas with the world once again. I've changed the format of my blog and will begin to write about my journey… Continue reading The Journey Forth