Tag Archives: traumatized

The Interviews Are Over

The last few weeks I have been MIA from blogging. The new set of lacerations that I added to my collection are healing nicely, even though they are still very prevalent. The latest chest x-ray confirmed that the pneumonia is … Continue reading

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Homeless In San Francisco ( Part One)

San Francisco has always been one of my favorite cities in the United States. My favorite part of the city was North Beach, with red-clothed tables in the ristorante’s and Old World delicatessen’s, is where I frequented while pregnant with … Continue reading

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“They” Will Rape You

Yesterday I was visiting with two of my friends from India that are currently living in Oregon. They are both very educated and come from the highest level of castes in India. I am so intrigued by their culture, and … Continue reading

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Protected: And Then There Were None

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Jodi Arias, A Wooden Spoon, and My Mother

The last couple weeks have been once again busy and crazy.Our daughter had a serious car accident and we have a new house guest from India. During the chaos, I fell behind on writing and my routine which includes OCD … Continue reading

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“The Gun” Case : #C042229CR

Have you ever returned from a vacation and thought, ‘Wow! That was one of the best trips I’ve ever had!’” That was how I felt the evening of March 10, 2004, when my husband Ronnie, our youngest son, Lance, and I returned to … Continue reading

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I Would Take a Pipe Bomb So You Could Live

My first post was going to be short and sweet. I was going to introduce myself to you and thank you for being here with me for this ride. I was going to write it last night and get it up on … Continue reading

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