Author Archives: GinaBee

An Unintentional Life Lesson

The valuable life lesson I learned from Dad that he didn’t know he taught me… My dad was a hardworking man – VERY industrious. Not only did he put in grueling hours at the rubber mill in our town, but … Continue reading

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The Cost of Your “Winning” has been too Great

If I read one more “Yesterday was awful,  BUT… Ima gonna lose it. (For historical context, yesterday was January 6, 2021, the day domestic terrorists stormed the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. at the behest/urging of Donald Trump in protest … Continue reading

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Hope Simmers as a New Year Begins

I’ve always been one to create my own traditions, rather than rely on others to dictate what in life I celebrate and how. I’m an individualist that way… Honestly, if I don’t feel a personal connection to a tradition, I’d … Continue reading

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A 30-Year Retrospective on Life

Three months ago (to the day, it turns out), I wrote a profoundly personal blog post entitled, Here’s What I Can Do, about my suicide attempt on December 22, 1990. So here I am today, exactly thirty years hence, reflecting … Continue reading

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You Might be Unwittingly Under the Influence of an Asshole If…

There is no doubt that Donald Trump is seriously unhinged. It’s obvious by the way he thinks, speaks, looks, conducts himself. Yet, frustratingly, none of his supporters notice – or do they just not see it as a deal breaker? … Continue reading

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