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Blind Spots

Blind Spots

I have a friend who is a concert violinist. She’s also a retired teacher–from private lessons to fifty-student orchestras, she taught them all for over thirty years. She has a masters degree. In the last few years she converted to

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Because Dental Care is a Luxury, Some People are Poor, and Toothaches HURT

Because Dental Care is a Luxury, Some People are Poor, and Toothaches HURT

So if you’ve been around lately, you may have read that due to a Financial Aid issue, I had to pay for my spring semester myself, and I found this out two days before tuition was due. That wiped me

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KD Sarge, Writing Slut?

KD Sarge, Writing Slut?

You know how some writers are afraid editors will mess up their work? That’s not me, but there are other writers–or perhaps usually the same writers–who are determined to write what they want in every way. Whatever they want, and

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Some of 750 Words

I’m too tired to both blog and do my 750 words ¬†(damn you, registration!), so have some of my 750 from yesterday. First, so i throw some words on this blog, and second, because it might be interesting, and third,

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Once Upon a Time in Blog-City

Once Upon a Time in Blog-City

The other day when I had no brain at all (no jokes about how often that happens, please!) but I didn’t want to waste any more of my summer in unproductivity, I addressed all those broken posts from *cough* years

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My Friends are Women

My Friends are Women

That’s been the case for some time now, but it struck me today. Nearly all my close friends are women. Obviously if I’m commenting on it, this is not how it has always been. I grew up running wild with

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Blame the Victim

“The sight of an innocent person suffering without possibility of reward or compensation motivated people to devalue the attractiveness of the victim in order to bring about a more appropriate fit between her fate and her character.” via The Daily

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