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Who Will You Vote For?

I’m voting for Barack Obama. If a Republican, or any other party, candidate were running who I respected, agreed with, and believed in were running, by all means that person would get my vote. However, tomorrow, my realistic options are Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, and only one of those men meets my criteria. Here …

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My Heart Belongs To Jersey

Tomorrow it will be one week since Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Northeast. Her path of destruction was vast but what stays with me most is how savagely she tore through New Jersey. I was raised in New Jersey just across the Hudson, the New York City skyline a backdrop for the first 18 years of …

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Wisdom, Everywhere

I’m a word lover. In phrases, song, poetry, story, clips, snippets, stand alone, invented, old English, foreign tongues – I fall hard for words. I fallĀ  for the story they tell, the truth they impart and that moment in time they’ve helped stand out from the rest. Lately, I’ve been coming across so many beautiful …

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Like Dancing

I don’t do writing prompts well. Not at all. But when Danielle LaPorte launched her Burning Questions series, I couldn’t help myeslf. It’s fun. As I was reading her prompts, I noticed a pattern. Apparently, given the choice, I want my life to feel like dancing. Some words, some eye candy and lots of dancing. …

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