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Watch Your Mouth! Using Offensive Language

August 14, 2019

Swearing and The Insulting, Harmful Way People Speak to Each Other

An I phone with an angry face--Using offensive language

Watch your Mouth!

This morning I was at the park, picking cherries, when I heard someone swearing and using profanities. The offensive language continued and I figured it was coming from the park restroom, where I could see a mop bucket by the door. This was a Parks and Recreation worker speaking this way, in a public park where preschoolers come with their parents.

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Being Older–A Surprisingly Joyful List of 25

July 14, 2019

Twenty-Five Reasons to Enjoy Being Older

I’m Only One Grandma

Jill Vanderwood at jillvanderwood.com

What could be better than getting a senior discount at movies, getting paid for staying home, and being able to drive like a grandma? Getting older definitely has it perks!

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No, Susan! You Don’t Have to Live this Way!

May 30, 2019
Desperate

The content of this article could be disturbing for younger viewers. Reader discretion is advised.

You might not be named Susan, but you know I’m talking to you!

We all share a story of falling in love! Unconditional love. We find a guy who has problems. We think we can change him. Fix him, right?

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Find Your Path

May 20, 2019
Find Your Path

Discover Your Talent

We’re living in a time where, believe it or not, people don’t have hobbies. Think back to when you were young, and you had so many interests. Did a teacher say that you showed promise as a singer, dancer or an artist? Did you write an excellent paper for English class? No doubt, that was your talent. Perhaps a talent you haven’t pursued.

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