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Dinner on Sunday

Once a month my friends and I get together for a Sunday evening dinner to catch up on life. In the dim light of the News Room I looked around the table at my friends, all happily married or deeply in love with their current mate of the moment. We grew from a group of … Continue reading

Let Your Ojibway Fly!

Someone asked me the other day “What is it like being a young biracial woman in todays modern world?” I honestly didn’t know what to say and I was puzzled. When I think of me my whole being the first thing that comes to my mind is my whit, not the color of my skin, … Continue reading

I will not be Knocked Down

If you had told me that my birth control would almost kill me, I would have laughed you off and marked you down as crazy. Many many women do this. They don’t think twice when they pop the pill, insert the ring or inject their veins. Some ask their doctor for the IUD, they cast … Continue reading

Bring On The Turtles

I am obsessed with turtles, its true I really am. When I was 5 years old my parents took my sister and I to the Red Cedar River in Downsville WI. It’s a tiny little town nestled on the banks of the river, there was a drought that summer so the torrent river was now … Continue reading

Your Red is Showing…….

Friday was National Wear Red Day for Women’s Heart Health. I guess you could say my family and I have been supporting the American Heart Association since 1993 when my Father’s Neice Emma was born. Emma was born on March 5th 1993, she was born 6 weeks early on purpose. While in the womb they … Continue reading

To My Future Husband

My Mama loves to tell people this story: When Mannie was about 6 years old she was laying on the kitchen floor reading the comics while I was doing the dishes. She looked up at me and over at her dad and said ” Mom, Dad I pity my future husband.” Um why is that … Continue reading


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