Poor People Suffer and Cost us Even More when Ideology Instead of Science Directs Healthcare Funding.

If people who don’t have insurance are relying on free or low-cost medical clinics, it would make sense that those clinics give comprehensive and pragmatic healthcare that deter those patients from actions that would make them more ill and it cost more money in medical care. Right? But that is not what is happening with […]

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I am “Not Accomplished” – but I am offended. In Defense of the “Slackers”

Sure, sure, I can play seven instruments proficiently and sing and draw and have written a newspaper column and won awards for this here blog and some of my charity work – and I have two beautiful and smart daughters. Oh, I have had my paintings and my written works published in real books and […]

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Training Table Top Design

Sometimes trainings are enlightening. The workshop I was at today would have been great -my first year as a social worker. .tone and inflection .listening .eye contact .staying on point .building trust This is Client Interactions 101. So to keep myself quiet, I modified name rags and renamed my classmates. The instructor was very proud […]

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Note to self … loosely related to why people need Life Skills classes when being housed.

Note to self… When you remove the smoke detectors from the wall (because it is in a direct line from the stove) DO NOT place it on the Toaster Oven. Just don’t. Sooner or later you are going to try to use that toaster oven, and because you are ferial do u are going to […]

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