Giving a little Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year in America the holidays are upon us. Halloween is past and the entire season of thanksgiving, peace and good will has begun. It’s also a time of incredible commercialism, but let’s set that aside for a bit and turn our eyes to better things. Whether your family has the traditional…

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The Mind of a Predator – III

(finally adding this installment to this blog… This entire series was originally done elsewhere, but I felt it warranted repeating here.) Alright, here we go – the last in this series, and in many ways, the easiest, yet in others, the hardest. It’s also the LONGEST! I have shared my history, and how I was…

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Pedophiles on World Tour

Finally done, posted yesterday… It amazes me what researching and writing this piece did to me – I cannot, will not ignore this. I want you to take a journey with me, it will be brief and it won’t cost you a penny. All you have to do is close your eyes and imagine. Imagine:…

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A question of compassion – part II

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post titled “A question of compassion”… I was in process of writing a piece on sexual tourism – those sick individuals who travel to other countries, seeking to satisfy their pedophilia by engaging in sexual activity with young child prostitutes. The concept disgusted me, the research shocked…

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A question of compassion…

I am slowly working on a piece for a site on which I sporadically contribute and routinely read – Mothers Fighting For Others – it’s a piece that came to me because someone asked me to write on the topic. At first, I thought it would be easy, but there I was wrong. You see,…

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A look backward…

On August 18, 1920 my grandmother was just barely 3 years old, only a few short months before, her home state of West Virginia had ratified the 19th Amendment. In less than a year, her mother would pass away after a long illness, never knowing that her daughters would grow up in a very different…

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The Tale of an Empty Desk

I look at the empty desk and I wonder, could I have done more? Should I have done more? I look at the empty desk and I feel a sense of loss. She’s gone. The young lady who always graced our front office with charm, wit and a bubbly personality is gone. No, she’s not…

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I am not an “Activist”….

I am not an “activist” in many respects – I do care about a variety of issues, and do what I can to support them (more on that later). But you will not see me wearing a pink shirt and walking a marathon for breast cancer. You will not see me with a ladle in…

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The Mind of a Predator – II

In my last post on this subject, I shared some of the actions and words of my BIL, a convicted child molester who has managed to manipulate the system and those around him to such a degree that he has escaped serious consequences for his actions. In this post, I am going to share from…

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