Anolagay Sonnenfelt

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Dare Not, Judge Not

Something horrible happened to my family recently. My grandson almost died and ever since I have been thinking about what happened. I am thinking about how I got through and how we are stilling getting through as a famil

Finding Beauty in a Mud Puddle

I want to talk about mud, and how good things can come out of it— like Lotus Flowers. According to Google: "The lotus flower is one of the most ancient and deepest symbols of our planet. The&

Cousins, BLM and Antifa, Are Due for a Good Whooping

I have two stories to tell you today. First story: my dad came from a large family from North Central Nebraska, in the Sandhills. Three of my uncles had ranches in the area and whenever I could, I enjoyed spending tim

Life Does Not Belong in the Trash

I don't get angry very often, but let me tell you, I'm very angry right now. I also don't often delve into politics.  I'm going to today. Let me explain the reasons why. We seem to be li

Existing vs Living

We are more than just getting up and going to work and coming home and repeating that day after day after day. We are more than paying bills, doing dishes and laundry, mowing the lawn, and sitting and watching TV. We

Lessons From My Dad

Dad would have been 90 years old today. He passed away Father's Day this year, seven weeks ago. While I feel a certain sadness in my spirit because I can't just pick up the phone or go to see him and say, &ldq

It's Not A Right

Whatever I think about someone being transgender has nothing to do with what I am about to say. My opinion on transgenderism has nothing to do with someone’s choice to be or not to be transgender; that’s simp

Cultures of a Different Kind

"Culture" is an interesting critter. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word culture has six different definitions. There is a scientific meaning, and an artistic/intellectual me

Fighting the War-- MY WAY!

How do you fight a giant-- someone or something who wants you to think they are bigger than you are? How do you take a stand against the big bad government? Let me tell you how I fight back, MY WAY!!!!!!  I might

RX: S.W.F.F.UP. or Survival Basics

For the last four weeks, I have struggled to keep my head above water.   My dad passed away after his battle with Alzheimer's and pancreatic cancer the afternoon of Father’s Day, and even though we

Freeing Ourselves From Limitations

Limitations can be very unkind, and well, limiting! We all have some very real limitations.  I'm short, 5'3," 60+ years old, and decidedly uncoordinated. Even if I wanted to, and I don'

A Tale of Two Sides

Everyone has heard about the atrocities of the VA (Veterans Administration) Medical System.  "More than 120 previously unpublished investigations by the Veterans Affairs Department's inspector general, d

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