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Understanding CLL

CLL. Three deadly letters of the alphabet that are stalking my family.  My sister was diagnosed with CLL about 12-13 years ago.  I have been wanting her to get a bone marrow transplant since she was first diagnosed, but Kaiser considers bone marrow transplants “experimental” and won’t cover the procedure.  I am a firm believer […]

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The Recital

Every once in a while you come upon awesome originality that touches your heart and makes you laugh, because it is so true to life.  Nicole Belanger Smeltzer is one such creative genius. The Middlest Sister is a comic that she writes and illustrates, based on memories of growing up with four sisters. Each comic is painstakingly […]

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The Difference Between How Men and Women Think

She Drives For a Relationship. He’s Lost In The Transmission BY DAVE BARRY Let’s say a guy named Fred is attracted to a woman named Martha. He asks her out to a movie; she accepts; they have a pretty good time. A few nights later he asks her out to dinner, and again they enjoy […]

Tween Wolf

I create my blog using WordPress, which opened up an avenue for me to be able to read the work of some pretty remarkable bloggers. Nicole Belanger Smeltzer is one such creative genius. The Middlest Sister is a comic that she writes and illustrates, based on memories of growing up with four sisters. Each comic is […]

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The Fire of Grief

Welcome to my guest blogger, Becca Deysach, M.S. , creator of the website: Cultivate Clarity. I think that you will love this post titled, Take a Punch: A mindfulness Practice. The essay, written by her student, Blake Abramovitz, was his submission for the class assignment: Writing the Wild.  His raw, gritty piece, complete with F-Bombs, reveals him […]

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Monday’s Mindfull Moment Mantra

Welcome to my guest blogger, Katie Chase.  Her website is called Total Zen.  (Click on the link to check out her page!) Thanks Katie. You made my Monday!   Let us all take a moment (or 20) to sit quietly and calmly to bring peace to our minds. Maybe a couple extra minutes since it’s Monday.  […]