Category Archives: Freedom

The Last Two Words Are Important…

This is why I am frightened.  Actually, the word  “terrified’ might be more accurate. Although I am a bit embarrassed to admit this, I confess that I have paid more attention to this election and the events leading up to … Continue reading

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I Want to be Engaged…

I wish I could take credit for the concept, but I can’t.  A few weeks ago I was reading a blog post that had gone viral, and the sentiment settled close to my heart. In January of 2016, Corinne Rogero … Continue reading

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Cheeseburgers Mean Freedom!

I am probably more excited than most.  This plan potentially means that I can go get a cheeseburger whenever I want, and in my case, cheeseburgers mean freedom. I spent part of the afternoon on Tuesday meeting with some cool … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Have to Start Scared to Succeed

My local Center for Independent Living had a couple of focus groups that I was invited to participate in over the last few days.  Those gatherings are kind of my thing because I love to give opinions and describe my … Continue reading

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Free to Live a Life

We were enjoying some new found freedom on that Tuesday morning. I had recently gotten an electric scooter, which meant that I could venture out with Marshall, my yellow Lab service dog, to places we didn’t previously go by ourselves … Continue reading

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