I Remember Columbine

I was in kindergarten, but I still knew enough to know that something wasn't right.  My mom wept watching the tv and I didn't understand but there was a feeling of solemnity that couldn't be shaken. The Columbine High School Massacre, as it's now known, occurred in 1999. I've read several books on different accounts …

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Gun Violence – Why?

Very recently, the United States experienced the most devastating mass shooting in our nation’s history.  A gunman opened fire on a crowd of music festival goers, before taking his own life.  This tragic event has again called into question the rules and regulations for different guns, who can buy them, and so on.  This is …

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Cancer: Season Finale

Last night, BA took his final dose of Chemo (hopefully) ever.  He made it through nearly six months of neuropathy in his feet and hands, total body muscle spasms, and the inability to drink water (or anything, really) unless it was warm, because anything remotely cool would cause his throat to close up and feel …

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