PTSD, Lack of Medical Care, and Blue Water Navy Dioxin Exposure The Emotional Wars Necessary to Wake Up the VA


After my marriage to a soldier, I was blissful of our future life together. Kissing him goodbye at the Charleston, South Carolina Airport I was fearful of what he would be like when he returned, or what would happen to me, if he did not make it home. Young and excited, I believed the militaryContinue reading “PTSD, Lack of Medical Care, and Blue Water Navy Dioxin Exposure The Emotional Wars Necessary to Wake Up the VA”

HIT THE ROAD — Beaumont to Port Arthur, Texas – Cajun Texas at Its Best


Texas is a proud, lone star state where Southern hospitality and opportunities abound. Beaumont and Port Arthur Texas are known for oil, The Neches River, Cajun cuisine, and Texas style fun. Surprising to many, the two cities serve as natural gems filled with history, Zydeco music, and culture galore. Located within a 24-mile driving rangeContinue reading “HIT THE ROAD — Beaumont to Port Arthur, Texas – Cajun Texas at Its Best”

No One to Blame But Me — At Weight Watchers


Dearest Readers: I confess, today is my weigh in day at Weight Watchers, only I am not going today. I’ve decided it is in my best interest to remain at home today — moping…groaning…arguing with myself…I’m certain you get the picture, especially IF you are working hard to lose weight. This week hasn’t been aContinue reading “No One to Blame But Me — At Weight Watchers”

The Top 10 Workout Songs for July 2014


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Fort Wayne, IN – July 7, 2014 – This month’s top 10 list plays host to an eclectic bunch of established and upstart musical acts. On the international front, you’ll find a reggae hit from the Canadian band Magic and a platinum single from Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz. Elsewhere country artistsContinue reading “The Top 10 Workout Songs for July 2014”

Reminiscing on July 6 of Each Year…


Dearest Readers: July 6 is always a day to remember for me. Why? Allow me to explain. During the stressful days of my dad’s terminal illness with esophageal cancer during December 1997 until his death on July 6, 1999, I have felt such a loss. I’ve had people tell me I need to move on.Continue reading “Reminiscing on July 6 of Each Year…”

Happy Fourth of July 2014


Dearest Readers: Today is one of the busiest party, barbecue and fireworks events for the United States of America. I would like to take a moment from our busy lives to thank those who have fought so bravely to keep America free so that we, the citizens, may enjoy our Independence Day. Many in AmericaContinue reading “Happy Fourth of July 2014”

Undoubtedly, the Week From Hell…


Dearest Readers: Undoubtedly, this has been the week from Hell for me, starting with my washing machine breaking last week, unable to get customer service from Sears in a timely manner – that is, until the ‘two B’s in my name’ were revealed. Isn’t it shameful that in the United State of America customer serviceContinue reading “Undoubtedly, the Week From Hell…”