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{The Aftermath} Black Mold 2019

We bought a house. (An amazing house.) A house I poured my soul into.  And then, we found out we had to leave because toxic black mold was making us very, very, sick.  >> Read more here

(Let Him Go.)

    I held on so tightly that I imagined the rings my fingers left– first on his wrists and then on his ankles. I saw their defective half circles- unfinished, cut short by my inability to grow longer digits- fully wrapping around. I’m beginning to understand the space between the starting and stopping point;…

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An open letter to April 8, 2001

    (Trigger Warning) It’s been a while. I don’t often speak his name out-loud. The sounds of the two syllables- the rise and fall of the opening and closing of his identity has given me pause these past few years. My strength came from taking what had happened to me, and making it less…

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How “The Day Without Women” will leave the most vulnerable out…

Today, women everywhere are putting the world on notice. (Or rather, that’s what the International Day Without Women is planning for.) I’ve been vocal lately for the practice of true inclusion in our marches and actions. Today, there was great discussion on a personal Facebook post about how the Women’s March and Day Without Women…

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We’ll Get What We Deserve…

“Yes, I am the Lorax who speaks for the trees, which you seem to be chopping as fast as you please…” — Dr. Seuss Like many people, I’ve been silently (and not-so-silently) seething for months. I tried to passionately separate facts from lies in the recent election with family and friends. I invested time trying to repair relationships…

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.: Doxed :. Why My Thoughts On Alison Rapp might shock you…

Sometimes, I miss Human Resources (H.R.). Most of the time, my weakness for H.R. ethics cause dozens of lost minutes in contemplating legality around hirings and firings. There are such fine, (imaginary) lines in-between personal and company space that navigating these waters is harder by the quarter. A friend posted about Alison Rapp just shortly…

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.: How to Optimize Conversion on Your Site :.

Having a website that receives thousands if not millions of unique visitors each and every month can be a very rewarding feeling both for the business and the developer themselves. However, while some elements of an online presence can generate revenue for the site owners based on increased traffic with regards to affiliation links, click-through…

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