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Domestic Violence

She remains UNBROKEN

I have spent so many years coming to terms with my broken life, trying to fit these jagged pieces of my puzzle back together, that I was failing to realize that I, myself, remain unbroken.  Sure I have cracks, that… Continue Reading →

Goal: publish in another magazine… can you help?

  A while back I posted my story about hiking on the Appalachian Trail.  I wrote the piece for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy in hopes of being featured in their myATstory journal magazine.  The contest allows submissions from people from… Continue Reading →

Justice isn’t always good enough, but off to jail he goes.

Last week I saw my abuser. Not him actually, but in another man.  I was supporting my friend who was a character witness to the destruction her ex-husband caused.  He had attempted to murder his (now ex) girlfriend.  My friend… Continue Reading →

Returning to the beat of my heart on the AT.

  The Appalachian Trail. It has survived.  It gave me the strength to as well.  Saving me in the thick of it, encouraging me when I returned to it.  It is a constant. Reflecting back on all of the trips… Continue Reading →

Loving with what is left.

  You took the part of me that cared the most. The part that loved unconditionally. The innocence, That could trust and believe in the good of another human. All of the positive feels that poured out of me and… Continue Reading →

831 – Shelly’s story

Eight hundred thirty-one. She stared blankly at the register screen. “Ma’am, will that be cash or charge?” As Shelly stared down at her ever-evolving baby bump under hideous looking maternity clothes, tears welled up in her eyes and she swallowed… Continue Reading →


I have been working on this first story for months as I mentioned in my last post. “My hope is that it helps anyone in need, that it sheds light on the epidemic of Domestic Violence, that it gets you… Continue Reading →

Let’s talk about this!

A few months ago I decided I wanted to interview people who had experienced Domestic Violence and tell their story.  I have told pieces of my story and I felt like it was a way for me to reach more… Continue Reading →

Sudoku – also, nerd alert!

Have you ever played Sudoku?  It is my kind of game.  It is challenging, mentally stimulating, and has numbers. (Also, you play alone, so I do not have to wait on anyone.. or drag someone else’s time out – I… Continue Reading →

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