Tales Of An Educated Debutante
on life, loss and the joy that rules the day.
The future is far away and scary, but today is lovely.
Adrian H. Wood, PhD
Waving a white flag does not always signal defeat. For me, it is a showing of bravery and admission of human weakness. We all suffer with weakness, though some are better than others at hiding it or better yet, disguising it. If we choose to play this game of cat and mouse then we are offering up a distorted view of ourselves to the outside world, especially to those friends and family members that may emulate this false behavior. On the surface my house is usually straight/organized. Ha. If ..Read more
Satire meets truth, faith meets irony, despair meets joy, and this over educated debutante escapes the laundry and finds true meaning. Again, wit meets stereotype. Guilt and shame will not overpower my need for personal transparency and the freedom that comes with it. Without mystery, we leave nothing to the imagination and offer up a white flag that comes in the form of brutal honesty, immeasurable seamless faith and hope, a sea of tears from both heartache and silly joy. I think ..Read more
Health Insurance Limitations: The Irony of Medicaid It seemed appropriate to post my first essay on a topic that is currently plaguing our family. Health insurance. We signed up for our insurance next year and guess how much???? $2650 per month. Same exact coverage was $800 a few years ago (yes, we now have four children). Something is not working and on top of that, we purchase the BCBS platinum plan. Amos our special needs two year old is allowed to receive thirty speech a ..Read more
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