Do Your Job!

I live in New England and people shout that headline on a pretty regular basis. The Patriots Football team is such a huge commodity as an entity, that is. The team is made up of people, many, many people. I think sometimes we lose sight...

What’s it Worth

Remember the song by Loverboy, Working for the Weekend? It was about working all week so that you could have free time on the weekend to find romance, to enjoy yourself. The idea is that you do your duty and get rewarded with a good...

Differing Perspectives

My husband and I have different perspectives on more than a few things. Money is one of them. It’s not that we are far apart, but as close as we are, we think differently about its function and use in some ways. If that seems...

Abortion Is Violence Against Women

Let's be consistent. If we are advocating to protect women from violence, but then turn on them when they are most vulnerable, during pregnancy, we betray all the people we work for by our own efforts.It blows my mind. It's not a leap. If we...

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It’s Time to Take Sides

Remember when you were a kid in school and someone was picked as captain of the team and they got to pick all the other kids they wanted on their team? Depending on the game, there would often be the same few kids left waiting...

I’m fine –it’s just pain

 We smile and nod when people ask us how we are. If you are like a lot of people with chronic or neurological Lyme Disease, the thought of answering the question conjures up no end to excuses to answer with a polite, “I’m fine” rather...

Lyme Life- Let’s Get Together

I just couldn't write another word. I was so distraught. Nothing seemed to help. Backspace wasn't helping. Deleting whole sentences didn't work either. After I had composed a Lyme Life post last week, I read through it...