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Is Mindfulness the Answer to Ending Stigma?

I’m working on my MA in Disability Studies at CUNY School for Professional Studies. In researching the subject of “stigma” I came across information in scholarly journals which caught my interest in the subject of “mindfulness” and wanted to learn … Continue reading

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Bullying and Social Media

I was never one for photos. I didn’t own a camera till a few years ago, when I finally purchased a $100.00 digital. I took three pictures with it and left it in the car for the batteries to rot. … Continue reading

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Funk and the Other “F” Word

A “Funk” I say after exploring my state of being, searching my vocabulary for the word to define. Having never used this word before with caution, I looked it up before proceeding, not wanting to sound like an ass. I … Continue reading

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Young Boys with Polished Nails

It wasn’t the first time I’ve seen a little boy with painted nails. Tween girls are notorious for engaging the little brother or a friend’s little brother in their nail polishing party. This is an informal gathering of giggling girls … Continue reading

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What About the Baby?

Its time once again to shovel out in the Hudson Valley, snow turned to sleet hours ago and it’s still coming down at 3pm.  Nothing melted or washed away a half-foot of this mixture lays in the way of escape. … Continue reading

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Dinner with Aligaeta: Oh Joy!

Coming together at the dinner table was a tough concept to sell my boyfriend Fred, who at his house had brought the plate to the living room in front of the TV. I am big on the point of respect … Continue reading

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Another Winter’s Eve

Things didn’t work out they way I planned this past weekend but the way they worked out was fine.  My partner’s number 1 son and his lady came by.  I was happy that I had thought to include her in … Continue reading

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