Category Archives: Stories from the heart

Reflections on 2017: Part 1… Comparing Christmas to Other American Holidays

When New Years rolls around little time has probably been spent relaxing since mid November. Beside day-to-day living and working at jobs outside the home, hours have been spent on special planning for Thanksgiving. Then the Christmas season swings into … Continue reading

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There is Never an Upside to Recreational Drug Use

The Negative Impact of Drugs outweigh the revenue they bring to a community. Here are two stories that make that point, and these stories are repeated time and time again, all across America. Recently I was made aware that 10 … Continue reading

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Thoughts For A Newly Diagnosed Person With Bipolar Disorder

I think by the time a person receives their diagnosis of being bipolar they might be feeling overwhelmed. Figuring out what has been the cause of their experiences can be a relief, but there must be a million questions exploding … Continue reading

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BIPOLAR EPISODE IN REAL TIME : Right now!

Originally posted on AHUELON NEWS JOURNAL:
Yes I am in the mist of an episode right this minute. I have been manic most of the last few days. This blog will probably not be my best writing, because I am…

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Possitive Parenting Is Full Of Common Sense Choices

Parenting is the most important job in the world, in my opinion. Parents are presented with a little person with a brain that is like an empty sponge, ready to learn through their experiences. No instruction book comes with the … Continue reading

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Memories Of My Father…Part 2

The more I thought about my dad this past Fathers Day the more stories of his life  flooding my thoughts. I must not let them go unrecorded, because I have two great-grand children and another little guy due in August, … Continue reading

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An Accidental Encounter Showed Me A Glimpse Of A Steller Friendship

I had just finished writing a blog on friendship and was ready to publish, when I got the urge to take a break, so I jumped in my car and headed to a local park for some sunshine and “fresh … Continue reading

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