Author: Shari Cooper

“How the GESMV Miracle Clubhouse has impacted my life.”

When a person suffers with mental illness, he or she needs a safe haven. Thanks to Miracle Clubhouse, many have just that. Welcome today’s guest-blogger Steve as he shares what this amazing facility means to him. May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Shari   Hello. My name is Steven Tretchler, a 57-year-old male with the... Read more »
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Celebrate Goodwill Week

Welcome to Goodwill! This week, Goodwill’s around the world will celebrate the accomplishments they’ve achieved in helping people live life to their full potential. For me, Goodwill was the anchor I needed to gain employment. Because of this awesome organization, I’m a part of the working-class showing people I can be productive with a disability.... Read more »
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Longshot Rich Strike Prevails

I love a longshot story because it usually tells the story about someone who is giving it all to win it all. One of the biggest events in the world is the Kentucky Derby. People travel near and far to attend this annual event to see what four-legged beauty will take home the big prize.... Read more »
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Bred To Assist By: Guest Blogger-James Pelfrey

A guide dog has an important job. They’re bred to assist people who are blind.  The guide dog gives individuals the opportunity to live independently. Thanks to many of my friends such as Jim Pelfrey, I’ve had the pleasure of watching a few of these amazing, beautiful, four-legged creatures at work. Today, welcome Jim as... Read more »
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The Earth Reboot

Saturday April 23rd is Earth Day. Have you ever thought to yourself, what can I do to preserve the Earth? Afterall, it’s up to each of us to keep it clean. My friend and co-worker, Cindy Carusone is today’s guest blogger. Cindy reminds us today that everyone must do their part to preserve our planet... Read more »
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My Life According to Baseball

I’ve compared my life to both football and basketball, which by the way, there were so many comparisons to my everyday life, so I wanted to compare it to baseball. After all, it is the season of Apple Pie, Warm Weather, and an American past time! Back in my teens, I attended a summer camp... Read more »
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500 And Counting

Last week on March 12th a Facebook memory popped up that really got me excited! The memory was from 2012. I did my first blog introducing Shari Cooper, myself, and blogger-in-chief, to the world. I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for over eleven and a half years. To be honest, before I started, I didn’t... Read more »
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The Egg

Do you like eggs? As a child I wasn’t a big fan of eating them. Although eggs weren’t my thang, I’ve watched many take pleasures in devouring them. Eggs can be prepared in many ways including scrambled, over easy, sunny side up, poached, and runny. If you really want to be fancy, eggs can be... Read more »
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Why Red Is My Favorite Color

Colors mean a lot to people for different reasons. For instance, when seeing a color, they may make you think of memories that you were fond of while others may not. For me, red is my favorite color. I love red so much that I bought all red appliances and accessories for the kitchen when... Read more »
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