Author Archives: stanfordnl

Please Don’t Be Lost

When you suffer with depression and anxiety, you often feel lost.  You feel completely alone-because those who do not suffer from these things do not understand.  They don’t understand that it is not a choice to be sad. They do … Continue reading

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Firsts

In this life, we find ourselves discovering new ideas, new experiences and new people.  Sometimes these discoveries are full on accidents, but sometimes they are planned out carefully.  My last three weeks were a bit of a combination. The first … Continue reading

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I am Better

I have blue eyes. That makes me better than anyone without blue eyes.   I have blonde hair. That makes me better than anyone without blonde hair. I have a fair complexion. That makes me better than anyone without the exact … Continue reading

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The Teacher Who Changed My Life

For Teacher Appreciation Week: Genevieve Weaver. She was my sophomore English teacher at Centralia High School and she gave me a gift more valuable and more treasured than she will ever know. When I was in her class, I was … Continue reading

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March For Our Lives-My Response

March For Our Lives 3-25-18 My response to the recent marches across this country-and others-in favor of gun control.  I previously read this article on my live Facebook broadcast. On March 24, 2018, young adults across this country stood to … Continue reading

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A Character Sketch

Hokey Sloan was a farmhand at Jenkin’s Ranch.  The ranch was in the middle of west Texas where the ground was dirt and rock and the tumbleweed had free rein.  Hokey lived in a tiny one room shack he had … Continue reading

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Ten Down To Eight

It came to me in a dream. In this dream, I was in Baltimore {a city I have never visited} and I was spending the day following Chip and Joanna Gaines {from Fixer Upper on HGTV} around looking at old … Continue reading

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