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(originally published on September 7, 2016 in Powwows.com: http://www.powwows.com/2016/09/07/10-ways-can-help-standing-rock-sioux-fight-dakota-access-pipeline/) Follow our coverage from Standing Rock! www.powwows.com/standingrock Everyone keeps asking how they can help fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, since we all can’t physically be on the frontlines in North Dakota. I’ve posted links to the Sacred Stone Camp Legal Defense as well as their camp GoFundMe page on previous posts already, but there are other ways you can help out! I kept seeing this list of 10 ways to help out on various Facebook posts so I thought it would be a good idea to share here too. (I’m not sure where the original post came from or who the original author is, but please let me know so I can credit!) 1. Call North Dakota governor Jack Dalrymple at 701-328-2200. You can leave a message stating your thoughts about this. 2. Sign the petition to the White House … [Read More...]
We just quietly celebrated our eighth year in business as Lehigh Valley Woman's Journal. We began as a print publication in October, 2008 and transitioned to online in 2011. We have had the privilege of meeting so many wonderful people as a result of publishing this magazine. Change is inevitable and my personal life has changed a great deal since 2008 as well. All my children are now adults. I have been a parent since 1987 and have had minor children in my care since then, until 2016. Now I am moving on to a new stage in my life. Though I have worked and attended university throughout the years, now, in 2016 I am also working on my thesis for my MFA in creative writing. After years of being a journalist/reporter, I am now moving on to a new writing venue, which is creative non-fiction. My … [Read More...]
They were tucked behind the pictures hanging on the walls. They were pushed deep into the pockets of clothing, even in the little coin pockets of the jeans. They were scented Bounce dryer sheets..... and there were a lot of them. The smell could be considered a dream by those not affected by the chemicals in fragrances; but for Carl, they were a horrible nightmare and just one more cruel ploy of revenge in a very dirty divorce after twenty-five years of marriage. The policeman initially laughed upon arriving at Carl's house; the house he continued to live in every other week during his court appointed time with his daughter. It wasn't long before he started coughing and asked if they could step outside, though. "It's not so funny, is it?" Carl asked. The dirty deeds did not stop … [Read More...]
AFSP – Greater Lehigh Valley contact: Jim Presto at 610-737-0950 International Survivors of Suicide Day/Greater Lehigh Valley contact: Marie Bartos, 484-330-0912 or email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bethlehem, November 4, 2016 – The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter will observe AFSP’s International Survivors of Suicide Day on Saturday, November 19. This 18th annual event will be held at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg in Bethlehem from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. Check-in and registration will begin at 10 … [Read More...]
She is hurt over and over again She loves so deeply, tenderly and genuinely She loves everyone so easily Her presence always speaks grace, beauty and love The kindest words aren't enough To show this angel what an inspiration she is to me Everything she is I want to be Her smile is so peaceful and her eyes are filled with joy Her mind is bold and her heart is coy Her actions and words teaches me right from wrong The faith she shares guides me along She knows how to hold her anger and stay calm I am so proud to call her my mom http://cozycornerstories.weebly.com/home/a-poem-for-her … [Read More...]