“When we were 3 or 4 we couldn’t look around us and say, “well, Dad’s a drunk and Mom is real depressed and scared—that is why it feels so awful here. I think I’ll go get my own apartment.”–anonymous
“This happened a long, long time ago,” she laughed, “while I was in high school. My best friend came and told me she was pregnant. Most people looked down on someone who dared to have a baby out of wedlock. So I told my friend, Carla, look,
Child abuse facts account for more than bruises and broken bones. Although it doesn’t show as easily, a child can be living with a broken heart and a crushed spirit. Families with four or more children have higher rates of abuse and neglect, especially if their living conditions are crowded or they live in isolated […]
It is estimated that about 4% of the population are sociopath’s. They are people without a conscience. They have no empathy for others. They get pleasure in watching other people suffer. Once they get their claws in you, they can wreak havoc with your life. They will tear through your family and leave nothing but […]
One of my stories is featured today on Boomerinas.com–by Christina Gregoire. Do you want to Look Chic in a Bathing Suit?
A great illusionist can perform wonders right before your eyes. They leave you in awe and amazement, wondering how they could do such a thing. But you’ll never be as deceived as when
I felt like I was back in the corner store again. Peering through the glass at the huge selection of Penny Candy. The only difference was that I had gained several years, and I was looking at my computer screen, searching through profiles of, hopefully, single men. Potential partners by the thousands, on every site. […]
I had been widowed after 32 years of marriage to the love of my life. Two years later I was getting tired of eating at a table set for one, doing the dishes with no one standing beside me cracking jokes, retiring for the evening and falling asleep on the couch with no one waking […]