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Tricia Carr
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Whose Government
Chances are few Americans remember the bread lines of the Depression. Since WWII we’ve had a prosperous middle class and unions enabled workers  a decent wage and benefits, so we’ve had a good life. Slowly the rich organized behind the scene in government; ...

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What Do We Want?
The world I want runs on compassion, respect, and love; it’s all here. When we behave in harmony with the lessons of Christ, which is my frame of reference growing up in the Catholic Church, life holds some sweet days. I believe in karma and that we’re grow...

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The Saggy Remainder Years Challenge
Most days I know what I believe, I think about it quite a bit. On what if days, who knows what will cross my mind? I can see myself as a fat old lady stuck on a broke island waiting to die, which is true or as the adventurous daredevil traveling to beautifu...

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Always, My Love
“Get over it,” some have had the guts to say. “Move along with your life,” others counsel. “He’d want you to be happy,” A few console. Fourth anniversary here in a bit I miss being your wife The showers of love poems Sweet and sappy People who like me, a sm...

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New Days, Old Ways
Game of Thrones, The Last Kingdom, and The Tudors are some of my favorite shows. Perhaps it’s my overactive imagination, but sometimes I picture the cast of our Congress in medieval attire and our president with a crown banishing and tweeting with abandon w...

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Stay Focused
Is beat up on Bill Maher time over? Who else wants to get the last lick in before we call it enough? We, the ninety-nine percent need to keep our eyes on the prize, to borrow a phrase. Don’t waste time fighting with friends because rich people want to hurt ...

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It Is a Big Deal
Sometime in my early sixties thoughts switched to retirement. As part of that process, one takes the loo k  over the shoulder to see the accomplishments of a lifetime.  For me, it was the moment of loo k ing myself in the eye to k now that I had earned my r...

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Hello Mary
Early in the morning, gray-filtered into the valley, light showed up later, about when Mary made morning coffee. With no rush to hurry her about her day, Mary looked past the trees to the fluffy white clouds in the sky lost in thought until she smelled the ...

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Meet Miz Mary
Mary felt melancholy wondering what would make her cheer up after an evening of stories and jokes with a couple of men she barely knew. Conversation, Mary found herself starved for the give and take of thoughts. The two friends traded quips to her delight, ...

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A Tale of Two Men
Today look to see a young man in a wheelchair, his face contorted with anger ranting at another man speaking to his mom in Spanish in San Juan airport of all places. The hellfire torture a person feels over the loss of mobility can only be inadequately imag...
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