The High School Service Project

My daughter Abigail is a senior in high school and had to do a mandatory service project that involved researching a societal issue. Abigail and her partner chose to do their project on foster care, and the shortage of foster parents. One of the requirements of the project is to have a written piece published

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Here it is! My Podcast!

Here it is gang! My podcast! You’re Soaking in It with Madge Or Listen on SunCloud.com Or Listen on iTunes http://app.stitcher.com/splayer/f/124800

One Nation in Hypocrisy and Judgement We Stand!

This presidential election is about to get on my last damn nerve… It seems one thing it is rife with is hypocrisy and judgement. Oh and hate. And bullshit. People throw around character assassinations like it’s candy and they’re on a float in a parade. Or like an Italian grandma with wedding cookies and she

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Why Do I Care About You, I Don't Even Know You?

Holy cow, it’s been a while eh? Well it’s been an action-packed six weeks or so for me. Most of August was spent caring for my significant other as he had to undergo surgery for prostate cancer. Everything eventually turned out ok, and we are monitoring things over the next few months to make sure

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Madge is So Short… How Short is She?!

I’m short. I’m 5’2″. That might seem average to some women, really short for some guys, pretty tall for small children. All I know is I can’t reach or see shit most of the time. I can’t reach the top shelf at the grocery store if something isn’t right up front. I’ve caught people looking

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Don't Tell Me How to Mother on Mother's Day!

To all you Mothers… Happy Mother’s Day! This will be my first Mother’s Day without my Mom, she died 6 months ago. I miss her everyday. She was a phenomenal, feisty, loving little Irish lady. I’m not even thinking about me being a Mom this year and if my kids will do anything, I’m just

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Are You a Sun-thriver or Night Owl?

When I was very little, I’m talking about 4,5,6 maybe, I used to get up really early. So early my parents would tell me to go back to bed, becuase the sun wasn’t up yet. I just wanted to get on with my day, maybe watch some TV. Eventually they said it was ok to

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