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I am a social worker by training and a peace officer by profession having worked with California’s delinquent youth and young adults for 28 years. I firmly believe that our development as humans depends on our environment and that sometimes we get stuck. As such, I write about those things we sometimes ignore or fail to see until we are forced to pay attention.
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Category Archives: Determination
Oliver Sacks, upon learning of his diagnosis of terminal cancer wrote: “I feel a sudden clear focus and perspective. There is no time for anything inessential. I must focus on myself, my work and my friends. I shall no longer … Continue reading
We walked into the movie theater just before the start of the movie WILD. We sat behind a man, an elderly woman wearing headphones to help her hear the movie and a younger woman. I assumed the elderly woman was … Continue reading
“Good morning!” he said, “You’re wearing your sling. That’s good. Well, I’ve reviewed your film and it looks like the fractured bone hasn’t moved.” My heart leaped for joy and I asked him about physical therapy to make my broken … Continue reading