According to the Canadians Women's Foundation: half of all women in Canada have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16. On any given day in Canada, more than 3,300 women (along with their 3,000 children) are forced to sleep in an emergency shelter to…
She looked through the window that was still covered with morning dew. The pink sky had not quite risen and was still peeking at her below the trees. The leaves hung on the old maple trees, still weighted down…
This Blog was done in answer to Writer's Wednesday- "Penny for Your Thoughts"
Warning-Graphic Thoughts Below!
At five a family relative took my life away from me and no one cared. I remember being held on his knee and…Continue
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I never really read much of the book "Eat Pray Love" but I have watched the movie at least a dozen times. “Let yourself go on an extended adventure with the directors cut” the cover of the DVD says. If I take that year long…Continue
It’s 11:30 pm and in 30 minutes the clock will strike midnight and it will be my father’s birthday. If my father was still alive he would be 84 years old today. But he is no longer here and instead I have been crying off and on for the last seven hours. He may have passed but he…Continue
Seven days after my birth I was placed in a quilt my grandmother had made and brought immediately to her home. My mother suddenly had no idea who anyone was including her brand new daughter. Doctors hospitalized her, blamed it on postpartum depression and said it would be over in a few…Continue
I began my morning, finding this video on the Tube. It pulled at my heart, I am telling you.
Rewind to a month or so ago when I made a Facebook post expressing an opinion on a tv show I had seen. I left my computer for a couple hours, returned, and found all hell had broken out on my FB page.
An online gamer "friend" ( I used to like Cafe World, ok?!), let's call her Rita, had replied to the comment by saying: "That's gay." A friend of mine, who happens to be gay, (real friend, not just a FB gamer friend) had gotten into…Continue
A few weeks ago a California high school student visiting the Golden Gate Bridge on a field trip climbed over the railing, jumped and somehow survived the 220-foot plunge into the San Francisco Bay.
Most jumpers die with massive internal injuries, broken bones and fractured skulls. Some drown, but this 17-year-old lived, and he suffered no severe injuries except for bruising. Some suggested it was a dare by fellow classmates, but was it?
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