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Archive for October, 2008

Commitment —

I’m not single. I haven’t been for almost two years. This is an extraordinary thing to me, considering my romantic life previously involved not the best sort of people. I love the person I am with and I believe they love me too. To be able to say that, once again, is amazing. I am […]

This Liberal Loves America —

It is less than two weeks before our country decides who its new leader will be. Yet, all I keep hearing from one political party’s candidates is talk of “pro-America” and the “real America.” Now it’s my turn to give my views of our country. I love America. I have no problem saying that. I […]

Disconnect —

For the past year our country’s economy has slowly spiraled downward. The effects are everywhere and the impact has been felt by many, just not me. As 2007 ended and 2008 began, my cousin Ella was diagnosed with cancer. That wasn’t a good day. I remember sitting in the exam room with Ella and my […]

Surprise (part 2) —

On a Friday afternoon, towards the end of August, I received a phone message from a woman who worked at my cousin’s employer’s Death Benefits department. In her message, she said she needed to speak to me, and could I call her back by 5pm. Unfortunately, I was working, and was unable to reach her […]