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Opening Your Own Door

Friends and Self Our life has many ups and downs, We question why we’re here, But deep inside we know ourselves, Loss of friends is what we fear. Is it our expectations? Or the way that others act, That makes us really doubt ourselves, Over how our friends react. We put our faith in people, […]
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Hodge-Podge and Little Things

“Eclectic yet classic with a playful bohemian twist is how I would describe my style” – Alice Temperley    I will borrow Alice’s quote posted above to kick off this little write up.  It’s five o’clock in the morning and I’ve been awake since 4:30.  It is not uncommon for me to wake up once […]
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Chapter 1 – Part 2, The Foundation

Let It Come Lying alone in your solitary bed, The arrival of death you do not dread, You’ve lived a different but confusing life, Accepting pleasure and the occasional strife, And had such joy with your now dead wife. You are alone and feeling ready, Your soul is clean and your mind is steady, You […]
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The Awakening

Alphabet of Despair Abandoned by friends, Abandoned by wife, Abandoned by children, Abandoned by life. Betrayed by his feelings, Betrayed by his drive, Betrayed by his body, Betrayed can’t survive. Captured by torture, Captured by loss, Captured by drugs, Captured by sauce. Destroyed by his blindness, Destroyed by his lust, Destroyed by his ignorance, Destroyed […]
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Memory’s of the Poster Child – Chapter 1

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom” – Aristotle We were children.  We weren’t crippled, handicapped or disabled kids, we were children.  Simple as that.  Yes we lived in a hospital (or institution), whatever descriptor you want to use, but we were children first.  We spend the year attending school in the hospital, we […]
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Redefining Social Justice – Part 2, Knowing Your Place is Not Knowing your Role

“Never fry bacon wearing a tank top on while sitting in a wheelchair” – Ancient Chinese Proverb I have always considered myself a political “centrist”.  There isn’t a political party that hasn’t presented a few platform I agree with and others I don’t.  But that is alright, that is what makes me a centrist and […]
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Redefining Social Justice – Part 1 Convergence

“When you are fighting for social justice, one of my biggest pet peeves is speaking out of ignorance” – Eva Longoria  I have spend a life-time as an activist and an advocate for social justice.  In that time I have also worked, maintained a career, raised a family and accomplished all of this with a […]
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The Baron’s of the Badlands

“Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self” – May Sarton I love good writers, poets and story tellers so to be able to open with a quote by May Sarton (also an outspoken activists on gay rights years before its time) is a good omen.  I can’t take anymore media […]
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The Fiefdom of Bureaucracy

“In any bureaucracy, there’s a natural tendency to let the system become an excuse for inaction” – Chris Fussell    A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed by a BC reporter, Melanie Green, regarding the conundrum of aging with a disability.  This was done, in part, because of her interest in the recently release […]
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Introspection on Perception

Reflection or Refraction I look in the mirror and what do I see, The reflection there, that can’t be me, Others see what they want me to be, From the reflection that’s there I want to flee. Who can say why Anthony Bourdain took his own life when a perceived success was knocking on his […]
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Ty Ragan, Psy.D

A Wisdom Keeper, Mystic, Monastic and holistic psychologist musings, stories and thoughts

Squeeze the Space Man's Taco

A journey into Cade's world

Invisible Mikey

philosophic topics and the arts

twohungryblokes.wordpress.com/

Two pals from different walks of life get together to tear up the dining establishment.

Planet of the Blind

It's not as dark as you think...

Digestible Politics

Politics Made Easy!

Samantha’s Law

Just another WordPress.com weblog