Tag Archives: violence

A Little Of This And A Little Of That

The stitches in my right hand are really a nuisance. The stitches in my legs and knee are not really bothering me. I am able to walk around fairly well. I picked the ripe cherries from our cherry tree and … Continue reading

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In Memory of My Friend Sharon

Originally posted on I Survived a Murder Attack — My Family Didn't:
On Friday, September 29, 2000, I lost one of my closest friends, Sharon, to domestic violence. Today, I am remembering her and her beautiful smile. Sharon was…

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The Sperm Donor Calls From Prison

Mr. Sperm Donor called me from prison on Monday. He is currently serving a 10 year termĀ  for (3) counts of robbery 2 , (1) count of attempted robbery and a parole violation. Sperm Donor will be released at the … Continue reading

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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 Water Cooler is Buzzing

I apologize to my readers that I have not yet posted part 2 of when I was stabbed. There could be potentially several parts to that story as the pain and suffering, not only for me, but my children too, … Continue reading

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Keyshia Cole: Family First?

Since I started writing my blog, many followers have emailed me asking when am I going to talk about Keyshia Cole and her relationship to my son. As many of you know, Keyshia Cole is a famous celebrity with an … Continue reading

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My Father, the Superhero

Last night, my husband and a friend were watching the movie The Avengers in our home. As I sat down to join them, Iron Man was flying toward the sky with a nuclear warhead in his arms, risking his own … Continue reading

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