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Won't Be Getting Much Sleep Tonight

I accepted too much work from a content mill and it is all due before 6 am tomorrow. There were 10 assignments in all. I have four of them done, one of them half done, two more started and three that I still need an outline for. The money I'll make from wr
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Posted in Personal on January 13, 2015

My Grandma Was Right

As much as I hate to admit it, I think my grandmother was (partially) right about biracial children. When I was a teenager, Grandma was concerned that my future children would have trouble adjusting because they wouldn't fit into the black world or the whi
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Posted in Family on January 13, 2015

Should school close when temperatures are too low?

Right now, the outdoor temperature in Cincinnati is 15 degrees Fahrenheit. With the 15 mph winds, it feels like -2 degree Fahrenheit. Our schools are open today and though my children ride the bus, a lot of kids will be walking to school. I can see the bus
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Posted in Family on January 7, 2015

John Crawford III's Girlfriend Died in a Car Accident

You may remember the name John Crawford III. He was the man who was killed in a Walmart store outside of Dayton, Ohio a few months ago. He was on the phone with his girlfriend and walking around the store nonchalantly with a toy gun he picked up off the sh
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Posted in Breaking News on January 3, 2015

Washer/Dryer Combo Who Knew?

The apartment I live in doesn't support a full sized washer and dryer so I have to use the laundromat. Since I really don't like the laundromat, I've been researching apartment sized washer and dryer sets. I found one on Craigslist for $350 but the owner d
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Posted in Family on January 3, 2015

My Kids Have Cheap Tooth Fairies

When I was a little girl, I got nickles and dimes when I lost teeth. When I found out other kids in my kindergarten class in 1978 got quarters, I was a bit disappointed but I never complained. I had everything I needed so the change the tooth fairy gave me
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Posted in Family on January 3, 2015

My Thoughts About Section 8

The waiting list for the section 8 housing assistance program in my county just ended. As a former social worker and long-time resident of Cincinnati, I have some thoughts about this program. For some people, it's a life saver. These people have struggled
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Posted in Family on January 3, 2015

Her Name Was Leelah

About a week ago, a 17-year-old was stuck by a semi on an Ohio highway. At first it seemed like a tragic accident. When I heard the news, I assumed the boy's car had broken down. In the days after the fatal accident, it became clear that it was actually a
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Posted in Family on January 1, 2015

Missing Elderly People

In the past two days, my Facebook news feed has had two alerts for local missing adults. They were both elderly and suffer from a mental illness. The woman yesterday has bipolar disorder. Fortunately, she was found safely. This morning, a 78-year-old man w
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Posted in Relationships on August 5, 2014

Legalization of Drugs

One of my brothers-in-law has been talking about finding and killing the man who sold his brother the lethal dose of heroin. My husband and I were discussing this and wondering where it would end. After he killed the guy who sold the fatal dose, would he h
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Posted in Health & Fitness on August 4, 2014

Comments (7)

Nice to meet you MsTina ! Looking forward to digging into all these posts!

January 3, 2015, 7:19 PM

Hello! Happy to follow you and read what you have to say. :)

January 3, 2015, 12:41 AM

Nice to meet you Ms. Tina... I look forward to reading your posts... God Bless You!

July 28, 2014, 11:22 AM

it would be nice to know where else to write and get paid that is if you don't mind sharing!!!

July 21, 2014, 4:29 PM

Hi, nice to meet you. I used to live in Ohio, a small town outside of Dayton called Fairborn.

July 21, 2014, 3:46 PM

Following you. Nice to meet you here.

July 21, 2014, 4:12 AM

hi following you, have a good day.

July 20, 2014, 7:31 PM