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Tamara Swerline
Works at United Methodist Church
Attended Northwestern High School in West Salem, Ohio
Lives in Tucson, Arizona
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To Be Continued
I'm taking a break for the summer months. I am merely without any words to share and need a bit of respite.
I'm taking a break for the summer months. I am merely without any words to share and need a bit of respite.
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Yes, it's important!
For those of us living in the United States, especially here in the southwest, we have been inundated with unaccompanied children making border crossing and then immediately turning themselves in to Border Patrol agents.  Th...
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Migrant Children Require Humanitarian Response
For those of us living in the United States, especially here in the southwest, we have been inundated with unaccompanied children making border crossing and then immediately turning themselves in to Border Patrol agents.  Their families pay money to send th...
For those of us living in the United States, especially here in the southwest, we have been inundated with unaccompanied children making border crossing and then immediately turning themselves in to Border Patrol agents.  Th...
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A Milestone
Today is a milestone of sorts. Five years ago today was the day of the a heart attack. I have not smoked a cigarette in that time. Some days I find I still miss the addiction. I have also not been faithful in exercise and just generally moving about. That i...
Today is a milestone of sorts. Five years ago today was the day of the a heart attack. I have not smoked a cigarette in that time. Some days I find I still miss the addiction. I have also not been faithful in exercise and jus...
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The Wonder Years
Adolescence was that difficult time in my life. It was when I didn't know who I was, I didn’t seem to fit in, I wasn't really a child any more, but somehow I didn't fit into the role of a teenager either. My body was developing (but not fast enough); my cl...
Adolescence was that difficult time in my life. It was when I didn't know who I was, I didn’t seem to fit in, I wasn't really a child any more, but somehow I didn't fit into the role of a teenager either. My body was developi...
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Silent Sunday
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Migrant Children Require Humanitarian Response
For those of us living in the United States, especially here in the southwest, we have been inundated with unaccompanied children making border crossing and then immediately turning themselves in to Border Patrol agents.  Their families pay money to send th...
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A New Kind of Comfort
Shortly after the first of the year, I was asked by a dear woman if I would consider working the upcoming Kairos weekend. Kairos is a Prison Ministry and has two specific formats: Kairos Inside - to minister the currently incarcerated and Kairos Outside - t...
Shortly after the first of the year, I was asked by a dear woman if I would consider working the upcoming Kairos weekend. Kairos is a Prison Ministry and has two specific formats: Kairos Inside - to minister the currently inc...
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Remembering Dr. Maya Angelou
Redwoods Adwords Landing by Bob Wick When
Great Trees Fall Maya Angelou When
great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil i...
Redwoods Adwords Landing by Bob Wick When Great Trees Fall Maya Angelou When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees f...
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Administrative Professional
Employment
  • United Methodist Church
    Membership Secretary, 2013 - present
    Part time employment to assist the church administration with maintaining membership records.
  • Arizona Department of Corrections
    Administrative Assistant II, 1994 - 2013
    R.E.T.I.R.E.D.
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Tucson, Arizona
Previously
Safford, Arizona - West Salem, Ohio
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A 60+ year old woman who is constantly learning!
Introduction
Aspiring writer, faith believing, integrity advocate, student, teacher, thinker, truth loving, wanderer, warrior, wisdom seeker, coffee lovin' Grandma!
Bragging rights
Established a creative writing workshop for inmates in prison and a literacy program so inmate fathers could read to their children via DVD.
Education
  • Northwestern High School in West Salem, Ohio
    1970
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Tamara Farner-Swerline
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