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Jul 7 2016

Tracey Jackson

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Compassion, Death, Family, Freedom, Goodness, Hope, Life

BLACK LIVES MATTER

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. ~James Baldwin  

Mar 16 2016

Author:
Ella Steinbeck,

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Acceptance, Depression, Family, Loss

HE LOVES ME HE LOVES ME NOT

HE LOVES ME HE LOVES ME NOT

My Dad wasn’t great at paying child support (he resented the $280 a month). I wound up spending most of my life trying to prove to my Dad that I was worth the money. My father had a MSW and made a very comfortable living. He drove new cars and built two brand new houses. My mother and I drove used cars, wore clothes from the thrift store and counted our pennies. In some ways I am still trying to… Read More

Jun 25 2015

Tracey Jackson

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Discovery, Emotions, Family, Fear

INSIDE OUT – WHO IS CONTROLLING YOUR EMOTIONS?

INSIDE OUT – WHO IS CONTROLLING YOUR EMOTIONS?

There is a new Pixar movie called INSIDE OUT. I’m not going to spoiler alert this for anyone. My advice is – go see this film. In the theatre. Big screen. Surround sound. Popcorn in hand. Get the full-on Technicolor, no distractions movie experience. Inside Out is the story of Riley, an eleven-year -old girl whose many conflicting emotions are starting to take over. It shows us a human being from the POV of their feelings. Each emotion has an… Read More

Dec 22 2014

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Zachary Goodson,

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Change, Courage, Discovery, DREAMS, Family, Fear

GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE HOLIDAYS

GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE HOLIDAYS

As I looked around the neighborhood I was amazed at what I saw. House after house decorated with beautiful Christmas decor. Look at that house! Lights. Garland. Trimming. The works. It looked so good. So warm and inviting. So loving and kind. Then there was my house. The one with no Christmas décor; No nothing ~ just dark, cold, and lifeless. My house seemed to be the only house on the block with no holiday cheer. That’s how I remember… Read More

Nov 26 2014

Tracey Jackson

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Addictions, Family, Gratitude, Growth, Hanging In There

GETTING THROGH THE HOLIDAYS WITH GRATITUDE AND YOUR SANITY

GETTING THROGH THE HOLIDAYS WITH GRATITUDE AND YOUR SANITY

  Here at G and T we try and be grateful every day. We try and give back. We like to think of it like everyday is Thanksgiving here. But today is the real Thanksgiving. The day when families all across the country somehow through bad weather, delayed flights, crowded highways and screaming children make their way to relatives to ostensibly give thanks and not have any fist fights or screaming matches while carb loading and often drinking too much.… Read More