Category Archives: courage

I’m getting rid of everything in my life that’s uncomfortable and I’m starting with these shoes!

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I’m turning 50 in a few months and I’ve been declaring myself free from many of the things in my life that make me uncomfortable. I mean if we can’t stand up for ourselves, for what we truly want and believe in, when we are 50, then when can we? One of the very first […]

Dear Summer 2014

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Wow, you have been a pain in the ass! Seriously, what was wrong with you?  Clearly you were not meant to be a summer of leisure, of long drives and grand vacations. Almost every attempt at enjoying you was met with resistance or road blocks. You, apparently, were meant to be a summer of challenges […]

Veterans and their families have been angry for a long time. It’s time for the rest of you to get angry too.

For the rest of the world, the news of the most recent VA scandals is shocking.The media this week is filled with outrage and indignation, including replays of President Obama, in 2008, vowing to get to the bottom of the issues with the VA. For veterans and their families this news was not new. We have […]