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Dear Advocacy, It’s Not You; It’s Me

Dear Advocacy, It’s Not You; It’s Me

The fire I once had in my belly was gone. It isn't empowering to me anymore. I cannot be around people that have these other agendas that have nothing to do with advocacy

When You Wish Upon a Star – My Magical Month of May!

When You Wish Upon a Star – My Magical Month of May!

May was a BUSY month! So many amazing milestones were reached I'm still not sure if they all happened. Every day I look at all the pictures taken over the last month & I thank the universe for allowing me to be a small part of it all. It all began with double graduations from … Continue reading When You Wish Upon a Star – My Magical Month of May!

Fifty Years of Gratitude

Fifty Years of Gratitude

Today I am grateful. I'm grateful every day, really, but today I am especially thankful. The people responsible for my gratitude should be acknowledged and adequately thanked, so I dedicate this blog to all of them. The Early Years I am grateful for my parents and that romantic night they had (I'm taking some creative … Continue reading Fifty Years of Gratitude

It’s 2020 and the Whole World is on House Arrest

It’s 2020 and the Whole World is on House Arrest

Like so many, I had high hopes for 2020. Super high hopes actually and not just because of the obvious this upcoming November. Hubs and I have birthday's six months apart with mine being the first. A fact he is quite happy to remind me of every . chance . he . gets. There were … Continue reading It’s 2020 and the Whole World is on House Arrest

And God Laughs

And God Laughs

I should be sleeping. It's 2:33am. I have to be up in four hours. I am in Albany as part of a campaign for New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act. The campaign, 50 Reasons by Compassion & Choices, highlights 50 stories of real people and their reasons why they support the bill. Its genius. … Continue reading And God Laughs

Six Month Increments

Six Month Increments

It's been six years, six months, and 24 days. I've been living my life in six-month increments. I go about my life like everything is normal, like nothing is wrong. Don't let them see. Smile. Laugh. Don't let them hear any worries or fears. Celebrate all the moments, create lasting memories. It's the happiness I … Continue reading Six Month Increments

January 2020

January 2020

This is where I am supposed to say I am #sorrynotsorry to see 2019 come to an end. Don't get me wrong, I am. Quite a few shitty things happened that impacted many people. Notwithstanding some of the fun stuff. Traveling to Cancun in January with my ride or die Tori by invitation of Michelle … Continue reading January 2020