Chronic Illness, Horror, journalism, Medical, Multiple Sclerosis, NonFiction, Psychology, writing

Trauma Institucional: Holocausto de las Américas

  Llamaremos a nuestra protagonista Rosa. Pero Rosa no es ficticia, es una persona real. Rosa estaba descansando en su casa, viendo la televisión, y esperando la oportunidad de llegar a su médico para obtener una referencia para conseguir una cama en un buen hospital. Ella tenía una cama sólo si su médico respondió. Rosa… Continue reading Trauma Institucional: Holocausto de las Américas

History, writing

An Incorporated World is in the Offing

  Pamela 🐝 Williams jarred me from my complacent dream with her piece: https://www.bebee.com/producer/@pamela-williams/two-means-to-an-end-an-opinion-piece. I’ve tried to ignore what I’ve considered to be an evolutionary backslide for quite a while. I hunker down in my dream and hope events will bypass me, but I know in my heart they won’t. I’m embarking on a journey of relying on a system that might not be in… Continue reading An Incorporated World is in the Offing

History, journalism, NonFiction

JFK’s Dreams For Children

  John F Kennedy would be 100. It’s a celebration of a birthday many of us never see. JFK lives on because of his many good works and ideas. I remember being about eleven and being glued to the television, watching the events transpired in Dallas, Texas. I was heartbroken but didn’t know why. I had written to… Continue reading JFK’s Dreams For Children

Chronic Illness, Medical

Beverly Hospital

Institutional Trauma: America's Holocaust   We’ll call our protagonist Rosa. But Rosa is not fictional—she is a real person. Rosa was resting in her home, watching television, and waiting for the opportunity to reach her doctor in order to obtain a referral to get a bed in a good hospital. She had a bed only if her doctor responded.… Continue reading Beverly Hospital

NonFiction

My Stint With The ACA: Why I Was Really There 🌅 🍏 ✌ 💗 🚉

  2/23/2017 Tomorrow I’m traveling to Boston to help with phone banking in support of the ACA (Affordable Care Act commonly known as Obamacare). I’m not a Democrat or Republican. I’m what they’ve dubbed as Unenrolled. I think of myself as a fierce Independent who wishes everyone could just get along—or just get something done.… Continue reading My Stint With The ACA: Why I Was Really There 🌅 🍏 ✌ 💗 🚉