Educate Yourself!

So many of you have reached out to me requesting more information on the Civil Justice Seminars being held in CA in April, 2012 … so here you go! As you know, I am a huge proponent of the Civil Justice system – it served me well in the legal sense, but from an emotional place as well.  I felt

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Raise your voice, not your fist

Watching the 2012 Grammys as Chris Brown attempts to dance his way back into the hearts of the public and his fans; and it seems he has done it. He was won over his colleagues, his advertisers, his label and the academy – he has been welcomed back with loving Grammy arms. But I wonder how victims of domestic violence

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The other night that changed my life

26 years ago, December 20th …. I was involved in a horrific car crash that permanently scarred my barely 14-year-old face.  With my braces cutting into my lips, my eyes without vision and battery acid burning an imprint on my soul – this would be the first night that would forever change the landscape of my life. It was day two of a two-week vacation in sunny Ft. Lauderdale;

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Morality is MIA

The moral compass of our society has come under serious attack with the recent Penn State Scandal.  As I watched the public respond, I was disturbed at the indifference displayed by some, as they focused on a fallen coaching legend and a failing football program as opposed to fallen man who failed to protect our youth.  What happened to us

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What are we willing to do?

“Cash-strapped Californians would rather ease “third-strike” penalties for some criminals and accept felons as neighbors than dig deeper into their pockets to relieve prison overcrowding, a new poll shows.” Yep, that headline grabbed my attention too.    According to a recent survey, administered by The Times and the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, it reports that people in

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And the loss lives on …

On the eve of the observation of my brother’s murder, seventeen years ago, I am writing about closure for my memoir. And I am getting myself all worked up.  I abhor the word but am committed to trying to understand why people are so determined to get me to have it.  And why they are so confused that I don’t

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The Death of OBL

I am not adverse to discussing death with my son; loss and grief have been part of his life long before he was born.  So when it came time to discuss Osama Bin Laden with him, he was very matter of fact given the severity of what I was explaining.  He understands about consequences and that bad people (hopefully) pay

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It’s Official

Nothin’ like having a few good friends, push you right over the edge when you are not ready to jump … thankfully, they all know when to give me the extra lil’ nudge so I don’t fall on my face! Apparently, my new site is launched and we are even talking outloud about a new podcast in the works with my

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