Monthly Archives: January 2023



When my mom divorced my dad in 1975. Women weren’t allowed to have credit cards or own homes without a male co signer. She had 5 children ranging in ages from 6 months to 13 years. She relied on government assistance to change laws so women didn’t have to have male co-signers, she also relied on the free and reduced lunch options and even food stamps. She went to work full time and school full time because she knew minimum wage does not support a family. We ate meals of baloney and bread for years. She managed her money so we had a roof, clothes and food. Heck my mom even made her own curtains and clothes. Everything was from scratch because it was cheaper. So when I hear that they want to take away funds for families like this because they think they will depend on the government welfare. Ha ha ha I was raised by my brothers and sister so my mom could work her ass off. Welfare as republicans call food stamps, Medicade and social security isn’t making people or humans dependent or manipulators of the system it is allowing families to breathe and spend time together. Not sure that if you heard a family that spends time together is more likely going to be have more productive members of society than those that don’t bond. Single parent families don’t devalue work they just choose to provide or work over family time.

-Jennie Nawrocki



Please tell me

How I was dating you or

Married to you?

One face mostly was seen

In my dreams

One face was relooked at

Time and again

So why? So how?

Could I cheat?

Choosing only one man.

For my sanity


And yours.

Please understand

I am not cheating.

-Jennie Nawrocki

Double down


Why is it that this term only seems to happen with bad behavior?

You don’t double down giving to charity, you just give.

You don’t double down reading social media, you just read.

You don’t double down greeting your neighbor, you just say hello.

You don’t double down watching a tv, you just watch tv.

You don’t double down studying for a test, you just cram for a test.

You don’t double down saying I love you, you just say I love you.

Remember a double down happened because the first occurrence was controversial.

Those who double down are trying to prove their behavior is good, don’t believe them.

-Jennie Nawrocki