It’s Not a Secret Anymore

Chapter Thirteen – Step Into the Light By Steven Maisenbacher Well there are some things that need to be said. The first one is yesterday I went out to the college and learned how to log into a computer. My tutor taught me how to get to the needed site, where my assignments will needContinue reading “It’s Not a Secret Anymore”

Thanksgiving Truth

Chapter Eleven – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher My earliest memories of this day are being in school. I might have been six or seven years old and the teacher had us all draw turkeys. What we did was lay our little fat pudgy kid hands on paper and trace around it withContinue reading “Thanksgiving Truth”

Giving Thanks

Chapter Ten – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher Family. They say you can’t pick your family. I don’t know if that’s absolutely true; sometimes your family picks you. I know that recently I’ve gone through some real serious events and those that reacted with words of compassion and anger against the machine thatContinue reading “Giving Thanks”

Who Cares?

Chapter Nine – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher I’ve been going through it here at this place, we all know that, but the last few days have been over the top. For the second time since I’ve been here they ran out of my long-acting insulin. I take two kinds, a short actingContinue reading “Who Cares?”

True Names

By Edna Peirce Dixon When I was growing up, I thought my name, Edna, was the ugliest name in the world. I wondered why my parents couldn’t have given me a pretty name. It sounds so harsh at best, and with me being me, from the tone frequently heard, Edna rang in my young earsContinue reading “True Names”

Soliloquy

on the hopes and dreams of a lifetime… By Edna Peirce Dixon September 12, 2014 I have reached an age when society thinks of me as old, and in truth, with each passing year the realm of possibilities seems to grow smaller and smaller; the obstacles in my path grow larger and larger. Even asContinue reading Soliloquy

Choosing Happiness

By Eric R. Dixon At this point in my life I don’t feel the need to be someone else. I do not need to pretend to be younger or smarter or wealthier than I am. I have lived an amazing and interesting life and I have built many wonderful memories. Having lost my wife withContinue reading “Choosing Happiness”

Fancy Meeting You On The Ark

Genealogy Journeys . . . By Edna Peirce Dixon Genealogy Research Notes, October 2012 – Recently I’ve been concentrating on Jack’s ALLEN family and the GREEN’s of my friend, Sandra “Sunfeather” Lee’s family. It was exciting to learn awhile back that Jack’s ancestor, one Thomas Allen b 1610 had journeyed from England in 1633-34 inContinue reading “Fancy Meeting You On The Ark”

Walks Goes To College

Chapter Five – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher Well it seems like it’s a done deal, only not done the way I initially had planned. It looks like I won’t be taking Computer Sciences. I was contacted by the success counselor who advised me that the Computer Sciences program is a rigorous, in-depth,Continue reading “Walks Goes To College”

Speed Bumps

Chapter Four – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher Why does everything have to be so difficult? I’ve been out for a little over a month now. I have filled out a hundred applications and applied at probably 50 places. With 25 years of education and training in the quality assurance field, you’d thinkContinue reading “Speed Bumps”