When Safe Station started, it was an experimental idea. EMS Officer Chris Hickey offered it up as a way to reduce the number of overdose deaths and AMR calls; invite people ready for change to walk in a door, hopefully, in a moment of clarity, instead of the city responding to a drug overdose, too often, too late to save a life. READ MORE
But phubbing – that is phone snubbing, or the act of snubbing someone in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention – has become so commonplace, I have a hard time taking seriously a recent study that suggests it is a practice that is ruining relationships and leading to widespread depression.
Today, I am choosing to dwell on the forces of good, not evil, in this world. From a grateful mother to the Umpqua Community College student and Army veteran who took five bullets as he tackled the shooter and is a real life super hero: Thank you. READ MORE
I’m just another sojourner rounding an unfamiliar but expected corner on this thing called life. Motherhood has been my dwelling place. I have loved and nurtured four beautiful babies. I have answered their universal cry the best I could. READ MORE