Sunday, April 23, 2017

Rare Medication for Progressive MS  For those of us who have Progressive Multiple Sclerosis comes a rare find, a medication for us. It's very costly right now but it seems to hold promise to slow the progression.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

A Blues Song about our relationship called Shipwrecked   In the early days of our relationship we wrote this blues song when we were in our band called Nervous Rex. "Titanic lover, you threw me overboard. You're that SOS that I chose to ignore. Pirate of desire, pirate of those schemes, you're that damned ole pirate who came and stole my dreams. Shipwrecked, shipwrecked on the island of your emotions, emotions.
We hope you love this fun little song.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump just can't help himself: another blow in the war on women

One of the leading causes of death for young women is murder by a partner -- often involving the use of a gun.

The statistics are terrifying: women suffering from domestic violence are EIGHT times more likely to be killed if there are firearms in the home.[2]

But President Trump wants to cut all grants under the Violence Against Women Act, leaving women in dangerous relationships without the vital support they need.
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The squeaky wheel advocates for women and girls and people with disabilities
And this week Trump did another crime against women, he secretly passed another executive order giving states the right to defund Planned Parenthood, even though no federal money goes to abortions. So I have a great idea! Why don't men start taking responsibility for birth control and get signed up for a vasectomy?
Women get smart, abstain until your man gets his vasectomy!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Oregon author publishes book "The Eve Chronicles" by Diane DeVillers
Check out my new book "The Eve Chronicles" about a self-reliant woman who lives in the Oregon wilderness near Coyote Springs in the Wallowa Mountains. Doing timber stand inventory for the Forest Service she lives in her tent alongside a small group of other foresters.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Where to find the light within

Where do I look for the light? Well so many of us look outward to others or outward toward religion. But I look for light within myself. That although times can be dark, I can always look inside myself for a part of me that is light, that is hope, that will help me reframe the darkness so that I can feel whole again. Sure others and religion can be teamed up with yourself, but I find that if you are feeling down or are in the dark, it's up to you to find the solution deep within yourself. Just think back to a time when you were happy and feel what that feels like. Then bring it with you into the present and embrace it, embrace the feeling, make it yours.
So often people think other people or religion has all the answers but I know I am the person who has the answers. It's more realistic to me. That I am the master of my emotions, I am the one who can make a choice every day to be positive or be sad. When you take the responsibility for yourself and your emotions, it makes it easier to see where the fault is, within yourself. It makes for more empowerment when you see that your attitude is all about you, that you own it. That you can make the change into a life where you are in charge of your destiny.