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Jolene Ann Rusk
a sleepy little town
I'm sweet, funny, real and everything sparks my memory.
Interests: concerts, scrabble, reading, sunshine, anything outdoors,disability rights,l.g.b.t.q.i.a. rights,animal rights,women's right's,peace,movies
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I can smile, breathe and laugh... (X-posted: http://www.blogher.com/jowritesdown) Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Jo.Writes.Down.
I finally made this today. I used butterscotch chips and I diced two apples... I should have added a tad more liquid maybe. They are AWESOME!!
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H.W.W.T. -- Talking with Julie Jones Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2013 at New Horizons Tenant Association
Today is a sad day for the family of Treyvon Martin. My faith and hope in the justice system is dashed today. This could have been anyone's child, anyone's relative... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2013 at Jo.Writes.Down.
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"Now and then its good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy"Guillaume Apollinaire "June on the West Coast"�— Bright Eyes"The Right Thing to Do" — SBTRKT ft. Jessie Ware"Open Road"�— Roo Panes"Time of My Life"�— MR MS"Counting Stars"�— OneRepublic"You Are Enough"�— Sleeping at Last"Nunca"�— Trails and... Continue reading
Reblogged Jun 22, 2013 at New Horizons Tenant Association
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Jun 22, 2013
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"I myself am in storage." (Elizabeth Wurtzel ) Inside I feel this extreme intensity that both propels me forward toward my goals and at the same time screams at me to run. It screams at me of the past reminding me of every one of my failings. Quick put on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2013 at Jo.Writes.Down.
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I'm more awake after five p.m. then before. My days do start out with a direction of little or no direction at all. I feel suffocated by too much structure. I feel like I can breathe when there is an element of spontaneity and energy to whatever I am doing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at Jo.Writes.Down.
"So, what did you make?" She says, casually glancing at the ever disappering two pound honey jar. "Oh, I didn't make anything this time. -- just tea..." and I wanted to say, "...nothing honey just trying to breathe." but it seemed so trite so I stopped. I picked up a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2013 at Jo.Writes.Down.
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I've been harboring a fugitive for awhile now. You can't see her, but the effect of her presence is felt by me just the same. She's the most un-welcome house guest ever! Often causing my jaw to set and my eye to frantically twitch at the most inoportune times. I've... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Jo.Writes.Down.
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Mar 4, 2013
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Mar 4, 2013
Jolene Ann Rusk added a favorite at positively present
Mar 4, 2013
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Hoades of little monsters have been anxiously awaiting the outcome of Lady Gaga's hip surgery. Little monsters being the moniker given by Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta a.k.a. "Gaga." While any surgery is nothing to look foward to I wonder how much media coverage there would be say, for a child... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2013 at New Horizons Tenant Association
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When I was first told about the image above that was porporting people with Autisim should die or are rude, I was aghast. The saying going that if you have met one person with Autisim you have met one person with Autitism. No two persons are alike, I have been... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at Jo.Writes.Down.
Whenever I think of all the buzz words for staying focused whether it's being in the now or flow, I always hear this quiet voice tell me to feel my body in my clothes and my feet in my shoes. And, I'm brought back around to the "here" to the... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 1, 2013 at Jo.Writes.Down.
Jolene Ann Rusk added a favorite at positively present
Jan 31, 2013
I simply ADORE your artwork. Jo ♥
Jolene Ann Rusk added a favorite at Creative Thursday
Jan 31, 2013
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Jan 18, 2013
Jolene Ann Rusk added a favorite at Floating Lemons
Jan 18, 2013
So, it's well past December 21st 2012 and guess what?!! I'm alive! And, so are you!!! Let's get happy about that for a moment. :::moment::: *sigh* 2013 and I have a Great-Niece who isn't even one years old yet. *deeper sigh* So far in '13 all I have managed to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2013 at Jo.Writes.Down.
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Some New Horizons Residents celebrated 11.11.12 with a small campfire with food and drinks. It went so well that we'd like to invite everyone back to Joe's at dusk tomorrow. Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2012 at New Horizons Tenant Association
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We have decided to create a New Horizons Cookbook as a holiday fundraiser. If you are interested, please submit one family / special holiday recipe to: [email protected] One page which will include your recipe, a holiday photo of either yourself, your family or your completed recipe. A flyer will be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2012 at New Horizons Tenant Association