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Remembering those who Sacrificed their Lives for Us

Operation Iraqi Freedom 4,384 Casualties and counting Operation Enduring Freedom 1,097 Casualties and counting The Gulf War 1,963 Casualties Vietnam War 58,261 Casualties Revolutionary War 25,700 Casualties Korean War 36,574 Casualties World War I 116,516 Casualties World War II 405,399 Casualties The complete list of names This does not include all of those who lost […]

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Midlife Transformation

What is the Answer to Compassion Fatigue?

Compassion fatigue, a type of burnout, is a common problem among caregivers of all types ~ nurses, doctors, social workers, etc. It has become a more noticeable problem within the boomer generation as more and more individuals are taking on the care of an aging parent while being caught in the “sandwich generation”. They are […]

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Midlife Transformation

The Fertile Ground of Shattered Dreams

Our beautiful maple tree lies in pieces on our front lawn, as the blossom laden magnolia looks on. This magnificent tree had its home in the very center of our front yard, and I watched as it grew from a tiny sapling to a large, spreading beauty that garnered the attention of strangers with cameras […]

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