My New Approach to Responding to Whackerjacks

If you've known me for any length of time, you know I have a reputation for arguing about politics with people on Facebook. As an activist, I have long seen it as my duty to educate the ignorant. And long before Trump was elected to be the U.S.'s president (a reality that is still surreal…
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Genetic Testing for My Future Dogs and Fighting for ACA: The Dichotomy of Being American

The haves and have nots: to me, this epitomizes the dichotomy of being American. [caption id="attachment_1987" align="aligncenter" width="1254"] Not Sally but another German shepherd dog looking intimating.[/caption] I began liking dogs when I was really little. In particular I fell in love with German Shepherds. The man who owned the dry cleaners my mother frequented had one in…
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What Happens When We Die?

I republish / post this every year on the 28th of August because my mother died on August 28, 1994. It always puts me in a reflective mood. _________________________________________________________ I am at that age where I spend moments throughout the day contemplating life and death. I am not consumed with the idea, but certainly the older…
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