Monthly Archives: April 2017

April’s Load

Come what may Jus’ can’t stay Hit the road Got nothin’ to say So outta the way Ain’t no one cryin’ Ain’t no one lyin’ Gonna go pray Stomach in pain From all the strain Know the want to Know … Continue reading

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The Misheard Instruction

While being interviewed recently by a prospective employer, she asked a question that I’ve never been asked before: “Has there ever been a time when you misheard an instruction or something some told you and what happened and how did you … Continue reading

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Lunch Box

After a particularly long week of pretending to be an adult, there is a part of me that wishes I could return to kidhood. How I long for the days of catching polly-wogs behind the Bizzard’s building or running through … Continue reading

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Contract Thuggery

By violently removing a paying passenger from one of its planes, United Airlines has exposed a danger that every member of the flying public should be aware of and that is Public Private Partnerships (PPP.) Anytime, your taxes pay for a … Continue reading

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William Harlan Leslie Shaw, 1897-1972

While searching the online records regarding my sister Marcy’s many legal-actions against businesses and people who failed to comply with the American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990, I stumbled onto my Grandpa Bill Shaw’s name. His has led me down … Continue reading

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Marcy Jean Darby-Velasquez, 1969-2017

This is hard, posting an obituary for my youngest sister, as it comes with a hurting heart. I can still recall how Mom’s water broke while in the kitchen the night Marcy was born. Mom was squatting, looking for a … Continue reading

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