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Day 6 – Spiritual Sue – 40 Days of Writing, Spring Session

I read somewhere a while back that there is something about knowing you’ll be getting together with a good friend later that puts a spring in your step. After my morning shift today I will be getting together for breakfast … Continue reading

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Day 52 — Bullying, Part XII — It Happened in a Small Town

Coming back from a pinochle game one afternoon about twelve years ago, my mother was rear-ended by a distracted driver at an intersection not far from her home in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon. There were two other women … Continue reading

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Day 51 — Bullying, Part XI — Private or Public?

During my transformation from having an inch of gray to a lovely, consistent shade of deep auburn, I asked my hair dresser/magician extraordinaire Carmen if her kids ever had to deal with bullying at school. “No,” she replied, a serious … Continue reading

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Day 50 – Bullying, Part X — Drive-by Bullies

When you think of “drive-by bullies,” chances are, drive-by shootings come immediately to mind, but that’s a whole other category, which I will probably not be addressing or writing about anytime soon. My earliest recollection of a drive-by bully was … Continue reading

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Day 49 — Bullying, Part IX — Bullies in the Workplace

As I cover a range of bullying situations and scenarios in my blogs it would be a huge omission to not do a feature on bullies in the workplace. We’re not talking about customers that come in and out of … Continue reading

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Day 15 – The Earth is not your Ashtray

During the course of a “40 Days of Writing” project it should come as no surprise that I would come out with some sort of editorial piece now and then. This would be one of those times. A fire broke … Continue reading

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