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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.

(You should) Kiss that baby goodbye???

Those of us who live within a certain mileage from the City of Milwaukee must have heard the news.  The most recent: one more baby dies while co-sleeping with mother.  Are we surprised? 

This is the fifth death regarding co-sleeping within the last 10 weeks.  Is 2009 the Year of the Adult Smothering Baby?  Is this what Milwaukee is going to be known for? 

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You chose the Bass-Turd!

Yes, I know, the person you reside with makes your life a living heck.  I understand.  I am sure more than one of my ex’s has referred to me in the same manner.  I will be the first to admit at times I can push a button (or two).  Yet, when it comes down to it, the truth of the matter is this: each of us has chosen whom we want to relate to.

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Yes, I am one happy girl!  In years past, the term gay meant happy or joyous.  Today the word itself represents something quite negative.

My friends and family know me as a heterosexual female.  It usually does not come up in conversation, as we have more important things to discuss.  Sure, some of us single folks talk about our dating lives, but in general, it’s mostly casual.

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Chief Flynn

Latest news: man has affair.  I know, mark this one on your calendar, because this type of activity has not occurred in the history of mankind. 

It was stated recently in the Journal Sentinel that Local journalist Jessica McBride confirmed Friday that she had an affair earlier this year with Police Chief Edward A. Flynn, someone about whom she had written a glowing profile for Milwaukee Magazine.”

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