With all that has happened within the past month, I have been unable to make any new posts. I am out of the hospital. But I am at this time haveing to get help with making this post. The stroke was complete occlusion on the left side of my brain with the venous side. I … More Getting Back in The Saddle
Really interesting research by Laura Van Berkel shows that people who are drunk, tired, or suffering other types of cognitive impairment such as distraction or stress are more likely to be vulnerable to “those in charge” and when asked, affirm that “control or dominance over people or resources” is a “guiding principle in your life.” […] … More Drunk people respect authority — Caterina.net
During my stay here at Saint Francis Hospital, I have met some very interesting, friendly, courteous professionals of their chosen field. The desire and ability to care for your fellow human being, and maintain your compassion while doing so is a very admirable trait. Many of you who have seen to my well being during … More Casting Call! Saint Francis Health Care Team.
Dearest readers I am writing to you from my current location, a hospital bed within Saint Francis in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I did not believe this was going to be the ordeal that it is, but I am finding this to be a daunting task. I have been here for a week n0w, which is how … More Stroked Out!
Independent periodical, The Tulsa Voice, published Marq Lewis’ article “Restoring trust at TCSO- What should we look for in a sheriff?”(read the full article here: http://www.thetulsavoice.com/February-B-2016/Restoring-trust-at-TCSO/), where he asserts that new leadership is needed within the Tulsa county’s sheriff’s office while arguing against the recent sheriff and his actions while in office. With … More Restoring trust at TCSO: A Rhetorical Criticism
It has been speculated for many years that those who are aggressively hostile toward gays are in fact repressing latent homosexuality. Several researchers of sociology and psychology have devised and carried out studies to either prove or disprove this impression. Amos Zeichner and Dennis E. Reidy from the University of Georgia presented to the … More Homophobia and the Emotional Element.
Experiencing the “Shitty First Drafts” Some of the dribble that is stored away in a secret file on my computer of my first drafts would give my wife plenty of ammunition to have me committed if she ever had the inclination to do so. Am I ashamed or embarrassed by this fact? Absolutely! Much as … More Experiencing the “Shitty First Drafts”
Is there a connection between language and action, if so what responsibility do we have regarding what we express in the spoken, unspoken or written form? To these questions I must respond, with a resounding yes, language can lead to action or reaction, and we must use care when we make declarations of any … More Statements That Changed History
So…. I’ve made it past 2 semesters. Going back to college is very difficult when you have been out for so long. Especially when you are older and have been in a completely unrelated field to your major. I have had fun, but I have also struggled a lot. I have medical conditions which have made me … More Made it past 2 semesters.
This has been a very trying two weeks. Last week my father-in-law went into the hospital. He was being over medicated, we just knew we were going to lose him. He had been going through some difficult times medically. For years we have been told that he had hepatitis C. He had received a blood … More First Week Of Class