My $20 Operation

If you are a child of the 80s you should remember bright colored clothing, stretch pants, teased hair, break dancing, and Cavity Sam. You remember Cavity Sam, right? He’s the operation game guy. Yep, that was the name of the patient in the game Operation. Now, I am not sure why I remember that, but …

When Those You Love Are Human

“Daughter, don’t want you to worry, but I am at the VA hospital. The doctors are saying I had a heart attack, but I am just hungry and should be going home in a few days.” Friends, yes, that was the actual phone call from my Dad Monday morning. If you know my father, then …

Mistreatment…Crutch or Barrier

“You can do this. Just go up and say what you need, look the clerk in her eyes, and be calm. If you do all these things, you will get what you need.” I can still hear my shaky voice repeating these sentences aloud as I slowly walked down the aisle in Walgreens recently. Reading …