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Laura's Corner

I work very hard and am attending college to obtain my degree in the Human Service field. Writing makes me feel alive and gives me the opportunity to touch those whom I would not be able to otherwise. Last but not least, I have been blessed with two amazing daughters who love me completely and support my dreams. Feel free to contact me with questions, concerns or feedback.


Almost everyone I know has a Facebook account. I can’t tell you how much time is invested on behalf of every member, but it’s probably more than should be.

On Facebook, there are hundreds, possibly thousands of applications one can browse through. Becoming a fan of this or that, farming, mafia and fishing, no stone is left unturned. Call it a virtual world for adults. Instead of playing video games all day, we spend time creating families, “playing” war and taking care of pets. 

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At Face Value

If you were handed a one dollar bill, what would you see? You will notice the face of George Washington, serial numbers, and signatures of both the Treasurer of the United States and the Secretary of the Treasury. It also has various words such as Washington, D.C., legal tender, and Federal Reserve. Unless you become President, or The Treasurer, chances are, you will not see much change to this denomination.

When you come upon an individual, known or unknown, what do you see? I am sure you can point out certain physical characteristics of friends and family members.   The color of a loved one’s eyes, their smile and build as well. Beyond that, it takes years to get to know someone, inside and out, to see their true nature. 

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What's another week....

when you’ve been waiting 20 years?

I recently got out my shovel and dug deep. I am sure you are thinking along the lines of planting and such, but what I am referring to is a matter of the heart.

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