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Cutting the Cords of Toxic Relationships

2 weeks ago

[Photo: “Release” by Sophia] When Facebook gave me the opportunity to post my favorite reflections from 2016, I hit delete. 2016 is one year I would prefer not to revisit. Like many women, I found myself triggered by the avalanche of…

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Harry Potter & Trump’s America

2 weeks ago

[Image by Tom Francis] If you’ve woken up every day of 2017 wondering if a rogue Slytherin has cast a massive Confundus Charm (a magical confusion spell) over a large portion of the United States, you’re not alone. With Donald Trump…

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Confessions of a Cancer Caregiver

3 weeks ago

[Photo: Amanda and her late husband on their wedding day] I was 28 years old when my fiancé was diagnosed with colon cancer. We headed into the emergency room just two months before our wedding, he was having pain I…

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3 Reasons I Love the Movie “Groundhog Day”

3 weeks ago

“Groundhog Day” is a 1993 movie starring Bill Murray and Andie McDowell as news reporters assigned to cover the holiday in Punxsatawney, Pennsylvania, where a groundhog known as Punxatawney Phil annually appears and predicts how many more weeks there will…