Tag Archives: United States

Occupied in Spirit

While this week, as those occupied have been evicted from camping at Zuccotti Park reassembled to march across the Brooklyn Bridge in protest their weeks of protest are now counted in months. They have grown in number of supporters not … Continue reading

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Reflecting: Unemployment w/o Regret

As my state of unemployment comes to an end, I am filled with feelings of success and failure when looking back at what I’ve accomplish and what I might construe as waisted time. Education: Returning to college to complete my … Continue reading

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Truckin’ On

I’d like to report that there has been wonderful things going on that has kept me from writing or that the hope I cling to has returned but neither are the case. I have been applying for some interesting positions … Continue reading

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Leaving a Full-House Behind

I am saddened to say that my plan for our family vacation to Cape Cod, much like our plan to go to Florida, has also fallen apart. As it turns out Fred’s son, Joe is unable to join us. Then, … Continue reading

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A Job – NOT!

I didn’t want to jinx it, so I stopped blogging and kept my mouth shut. Last week, having found three exciting job posts to apply to I felt confident that: This could be the end of my long-run with unemployment. … Continue reading

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The Compromised Vacation

As my reader’s know: I treasure my family vacations. This being a year of limited means I had booked a camping trip on Cape Cod. We love the cape, having vacationed there many times over the past ten years for … Continue reading

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My Piece of the NY “Dream Drive”

Eight years ago when I found this farmhouse in ruins, it was not only a mean of survival for this newly divorced mother of four it had potential and great views. As time went by especially through staled periods in … Continue reading

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Finance and Taking Responsibility

When financial crisis hits home some children remain in a protective bubble. Perhaps their parents continue to buy those expensive designer sneakers and clothing that represents status. Maybe the children continue sporting or recreation programs with expenses that exceeds the … Continue reading

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Equal, What?

How can I criticize the progress made toward equal rights for women? We have it all, right? We have a place in the workforce. Oh, that’s right, this economic recovery has put men back to work, not women. More women … Continue reading

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Family Vacation, Why Bother?

I look forward to vacationing with my children. I believe each year, despite what difficulties may arise: it is an opportunity for bonding, exploring, and creating new memories to treasure. It’s not that I forgot the challenges of year’s past. It’s … Continue reading

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