By Lisa Amaya Some want to live what I call ‘the typical life.’ To me, this means getting a job, marrying someone you love, having children and making beautiful memories together. My life has only sort of fallen into this category. After graduating from college at 23, I worked as an education reporter at a daily […]Read More
#ArchiveDay I don’t believe in angels, yet I have many. I have only one course of action: my own bravery, strength, survival, and happiness.
I will save myself, love myself, appreciate myself, understand myself, and protect myself so that she may one day not have to worry if I will be okay. I’m okay, She saved me once and the rest is up to me.
I’m standing here talking to you.”
I’ve known exactly how he felt
every day of my life
My heart is so full
Dori is OTVMagazine.com Featured Columnist -Residence .Dori is one the top columnist at FeminineCollective.com . You can read her on A Diary of an Arizona Girl. Her essays and poems have been published in RAW & UNFILTERED VOL I, Stigma Fighters Vol 2, and Love Notes From Humanity. Her blogs have been featured here on Open Thought Vortex, as well as The Lithium Chronicles, Sudden Denouement, and The MightyRead More
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Everyone has stories related to family celebrations.
You know the ones–they get told repeatedly, whether we like it or not #BeWOW #WWWBlogs #ReadWomen #Family
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In the meantime, go ahead and luxuriate in the lazy, hazy, crazy days–make some memories to share and remember–these are the good old days!
**Let’s get there fast the take it slow -#Beach Boys -#KokomoRead More