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I got a new smile for less than fifty dollars! (Don’t look at me like that — keep reading!)

Hey girlfriend!  You don’t have to do that anymore.   I have a problem many people today have. I don’t have dental insurance.  I haven’t had dental insurance in about 20 years.   Although I try to take good care of … Continue reading

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I used to be a dominionist without even knowing it.

I’ve written about dominionist Christianity extensively, so I won’t describe it at length here.  One of the most toxic and abusive doctrines of dominionism is that if you are vulnerable in any way — if you are poor, sick, disabled, … Continue reading

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4 years of blogging!

WordPress reminded me of something today. Four years ago today, I started this blog!   Wow!  It certainly doesn’t seem that long. While originally a place where I could document my recovery journey after going No Contact with  my malignant narcissist … Continue reading

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When time stands still: 15th anniversary of 9/11

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
394261 14: A fiery blasts rocks the World Trade Center after being hit by two planes September 11, 2001 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Not too long ago, one of…

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Planting trees.

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Going forward…

I found this meme that shows tips from Robert Reich and wanted to share it because I think it’s really important going forward.   Please share.

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“Free Fall” (video)

After posting Julie Gautier’s underwater dance video “AMA” the other day, I was led to watch some of her other short films.  She is not only a talented underwater choreographer, dancer, and freediver, she is also an incredible filmmaker. Gautier’s … Continue reading

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Women in America: will we soon be wearing “burqas” too?

Women in Afghanistan wearing burqas. If Trump’s ultraconservative pick Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed,  we women are vulnerable to losing all our rights — and I’m not just talking about abortion.  It may well include birth control as well, and a … Continue reading

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“AMA”: another deep water story.

This video may be one of the most beautiful, sublime, and unusual things I’ve ever seen.   It’s a short film called “AMA” by underwater dancer/freediver Julie Gautier (I found it while watching a series of other diving videos, which I’ve … Continue reading

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On dying alone in deep ocean waters.

I was browsing nature videos on Youtube the other night, and I stumbled on the below video.  I watched the entire thing, and was simultaneously fascinated and horrified.    The footage of this 22 year old diving instructor (who should … Continue reading

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