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At Fourteen, He Rages Red Ash

General/Column October 2, 2015

splatters my collarbone arms, cheeks. Blooming like freckles, his anger rests heavy. A body clothed, plunged into water down coat…

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The Golden Days Are Numbered

General/Column September 21, 2015

The golden days are numbered I fear the end of this. The sun shines its way through the seeds of…

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General/Column August 17, 2015

Far out on the sea of dreams I am tossed about until I can cast my rope towards the shore…

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Life is Beautiful–Even When It’s a Roller Coaster 

General/Column July 20, 2015

“Bless your heart, you‘re burdened,” is usually the comment from strangers to me after my twelve-year-old son, Joseph, has a…

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