Growing Up In Violence Part 3: Shannon’s Story

I am a guidance counselor. And I've always wanted to tell some of my enlightening stories. Over the years I have taken notes about a lot of my students. And I've decided to start sharing some of them here. I work with a lot of kids who don't have ideal home lives. The one thing that always amazes me is that they always come to school. Even though there's no one at home making them. When I was a kid I would have stayed home every chance I got. Even…

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I Highly Recommend a Pedicure in February

I have had a hard time looking at my feet lately. I only like pretty things. That's why I spend so much time looking in the mirror. It's been a long winter. And this has been the most amazing February weather. So it just felt right to put on a pair of flip flops and go to the nail salon. So that's exactly what I did. And I highly recommend you do too. But be sure and bring my Aunt Batsy along to fully appreciate the experience. Let's begin with…

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