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Counting Backward: Navigating the New, Terrifying COVID-19 Reality

In March I was counting. We were all running up that hill, the curve, riding it to the tippy top and then back down again,…

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Everything You Need to Know About Voting in Pennsylvania

I’m not here to appeal to Trump supporters. That ship has sailed, and taken with it the very fabric of our democracy. I’m here to…

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When Wellness Becomes Sickness: How COVID Unmasked a Fractured Movement

Well, it’s Day 108 of “Quarantine Life” and we’re not exactly where I imagined we would be. Cases of COVID-19 hit an all-time high in…

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America Missed The Boat on Coronavirus Mitigation – So What’s Plan B?

  As an immunocompromised person and someone who paid close attention to the COVID-19 disaster that unfolded in Italy, I was very vocal back in…

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How to Get Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Here’s what I learned about getting medical marijuana in Pennsylvania

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The Budget Activist e-Book Now Available on Amazon

Don’t know whether to strap on your marching boots or hide under the covers? Does the news of the day have you daydreaming about all…

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Why I’m Proud to be a Keyboard Warrior

First off, let me be clear. There are two main “urban dictionary” definitions of “Keyboard Warrior,” and I am not referring to myself as “a…

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2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly I still believe 2016 was the worst year ever. And 2017 was so god awful I didn’t…

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Without Accountability and Inclusivity The Women’s March Will Become a Crawl

This is a hard post to write, but a Facebook post just isn’t enough to convey the dizzying complex feelings I have about the Women’s…

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The Budget Activist: Making Change Through Letters and Petitions

  I was going to write a book called The Budget Activist. But it isn’t happening. I’ve lost the passion to finish the project. I still…

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