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What Are You Thankful For

Every year brings about change and there’s always something to be thankful for; as for me, I am thankful for my puppy, Tiny.  Well, Tiny is not so small, she currently weighs 75 pounds and is still growing.  She has brought great joy into our lives. My best guy (Darryl) and I love her bunches!... Read more »
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The Empowering Energy Of The Synergy Conference 2018

I attended the Synergy Conference in October at the very magical Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky. What’s Synergy? Glad you asked. The Synergy Conference is an event partnering Professionals, Resources (PAR), advocates, family members, staff and Ohio Self Determination Association (OSDA) together for the full purpose of empowering people with disabilities. Not often can you find... Read more »
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Season 12 of Goodwill Stores Drive to Victory a Huge Success

The 12th season of the Goodwill Stores Drive to Victory donation program changed its focus this year by inviting local high school marching bands to participate in this unique contest. In true school spirit, the bands along with their communities did not disappoint by producing a record setting season in which they collected a total... Read more »
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Marines To The Rescue

A few months back when a senior citizen’s living facility caught on fire, it was the Marines to the rescue. The Marines saw the smoking building from their outpost, which was a 100 yards away. Without giving it a second thought, the Marines ran over to help people get out of the building. They were... Read more »
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The Rolling Referee

This year for Halloween, I decided to be, drum roll please…….  A referee! Just call me “The Rolling Referee”! I bet you’re wondering what made me choose this costume?  For one, I think the world of sports could use more women referees (perhaps a few on scooters wouldn’t be a bad idea either).  Two, I... Read more »
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What’s Your Theme Song?

If you had to choose a song that represents you, what would it be and why? I have three songs that represent me and every time I hear them, I say, “Yes, that’s me all the way”. First song that I love is Mustang Sally although I must admit, I call it Mustang Shari! According... Read more »
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Are You Ready For Some Football

It’s about that time when I’m starting to put away my summer wardrobe and pull out my football gear. Can someone say, Who Dey? If you haven’t figured it out by now, I’m a Cincinnati Bengals fan and proud of it . I have my Bengal’s socks, shirts, leggings and a hat just waiting for... Read more »
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The Colors of Fall

Fall is my favorite time of the year and it’s almost here! I love watching the leaves transform into beautiful orange, yellow, and red colors. It’s also something about the briskness in the air during the fall season that sets my mood calm. As fall approaches, I tend to look for accessible activities to enjoy... Read more »
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McCormick Vision Resource Fair

What does it mean to be visually impaired?  How would you function with no eye sight or some kind of vision impairment?  It most probably would be quite the adjustment.  At Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley, we offer a Vision Program that assist those in need whom have some kind of vision impairment.  We will be... Read more »
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Help Me Halloween

Last year, Cowgirl Shari made a special appearance for Halloween and she was a big hit. The Cowgirl Shari look was easy to pull off. I like simple but fabulous with a lot of swag. Just to give you a recap on how I brought Cowgirl Shari to life was, put on some jeans, added... Read more »
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