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Lisa Vanderburg

Lisa Vanderburg Blog

Caregiver/Killer

London - London

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my bleedin' hand

Unashamed and Freeing; who knew?

my bleedin' hand · Now, that's a first! · What I don't infer or imply in this article: · I do not advocate for, nor seek to undermine those either suffering mental health issues or life-altering stresses that can cause self-harm. · I do not advocate for, nor seek to undermine the ...

3 min. reading time · 8 likes · 9 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

2 years ago

Contradictions of Biblical Proportions

Must do this now, or I'll blink-out like a burnt light bulb, again. · I've recently come from Implantation of Hope by the exceptional Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee are quite possibly the two best debate partners ever - I enjoy their exchanges immensely (even though much of ...

3 min. reading time · 0 likes · 77 comments

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2 years ago

Children

Years ago, I used to go once a week to the · Children's Home · In Tampa, Florida. I'd go with a couple others to introduce Christianity to our 8-9 year old charges. At the last stage, I was pleased that I'd actually drawn a map of generations between Christ and now, clouds, angel ...

2 min. reading time · 1 like · 15 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

2 years ago

Reflecting on reflections: 2020 vision

Why do we do what we do? Naturally, I refer to the publishing of buzzes, or articles, or posts. · Why do we... engage? Do we feel that what we know is of imperative value to others? Do we have a need to be heard? A wont to verbosity? A plea to opine? Or do we simply mean to try a ...

1 min. reading time · 0 likes · 25 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

3 years ago

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A brand new Skin!

For those beautiful hearts that took the time to read and respond (although response is not necessary, it is appreciated!) to my prior buzz Shedding Skins, I thought it time to offer you an update; a ‘progress report’, if you will. · As life must have meaning, it seems I have spe ...

3 min. reading time · 0 likes · 28 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

3 years ago

The Folly of Shedding Skins

I have been gone awhile and I have missed many splendid writers, thought-provoking concepts and sheer eclectic doozies. I do apologise. Judge me as you will but I plead not guilty · by reason of insanity. · Sometime mid 2018 two unconnected things happened. · One; I turned 60. ...

6 min. reading time · 0 likes · 59 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

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Love and JOY!

After the ouchie of my recent buzz Love and Loss, I wanted to follow it with the upside. · Action -> reaction-> blessing! · First though, let me thank those who cared and dared to comment; you are brave and noble! And I hope you will forgive me for your hurt at the time of readi ...

2 min. reading time · 0 likes · 34 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

Love and loss

This is a true story told through the eyes of a child that lived most of her life in terror. This then is how I see it at the emotional age I was then. · ‘This is YOUR fault. You and you alone are to blame and this is the price that you will pay.’ I begged him, pleaded with him, ...

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Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

The Hour-Glass

Youth and love and life-force stirred the sands beneath my feet; · arid, warm, enticing; such a beautiful deceit! · I wondered as I wandered at such amazing grace · and turned my face up to the sun so thankful to embrace. · I was strong and brazen then, convinced that hope could ...

1 min. reading time · 0 likes · 27 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

I DON'T TRUST JOGGERS.

THEY'RE ALWAYS THE ONES
LLURZLITUENS

JUST SAYING.

But, how to get rid of the body.....?

Oddly, I often wonder (with more than a bit of awe), how the bad guys in films get away with murder so often. It really, truly is HARD to get rid of a body! · because we've been up to here · with the practical side of 'getting one's affairs in order' in the post above, I wanna ...

2 min. reading time · 0 likes · 30 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

Waiting for Release

I am stalled. Frozen. Frigid. Fretful. Fearful. Maybe I'm waiting for...what? · What is it with writing that can make what you know to be true become so excruciatingly difficult to put into words? Deidré Wallace · hit my note today in her · Buzz · about 'writing your story'. · Ma ...

1 min. reading time · 0 likes · 23 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

What to do with the children?

Reading Donna Wood's · recent offering · Guns / Mentality, she asks what's wrong with us rather than the the seemingly endless arsenal of weaponry a person can lay his hands on. It's a good question: What's wrong with US? · Following that, I read Pascal Derrien's delightful journ ...

2 min. reading time · 0 likes · 18 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

Killin' it...trying to!

I'm mad. Mad as all hell at Parkinson's Disease; the adversary that has usurped my husband and become the most powerful, lively and needy entity in what is now our marriage ménage à trois. It was never welcomed and yet it won't leave. It never sleeps and its appetite for cruelty ...

3 min. reading time · 0 likes · 23 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

What's behind the door

My memory of elder youth to young adult in England were of strike: PanAm, Continental, Laker, garbage collectors to bus drivers, miners. And cold, drab, scabs, rolling blackouts & candles of the early to mid '70s. · Dowdy politicians in need of seriously skilled dentistry and s ...

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Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

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Stupid stuff I've done. WARNING: may cause a bruise.........

Pascal Darrien · made me do it. He just doesn't know it yet. This will be my new year revelation, revolution, relegation, regurgitation...whatever; is going to be this: · Revel in my true self and get · on down with the IDIOT inside. · Because I sure have done some butt-stupid st ...

3 min. reading time · 0 likes · 15 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

4 years ago

Hope springs...eternal

A very routine thing happened to young newly-weds; they had a child (then several after). · What happened that turned ordinary to extraordinary was the circumstances that around surrounded this first birth 2020-odd years ago. Almost all of you will know this story, even if you do ...

2 min. reading time · 0 likes · 26 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago

Mercy; a winter tale

The child, capped and jacketed, little more than a scrap, stood stock-still in the snow. The only light that shaped him came from this cabin, and it was poor at that. She'd seen him before, from this very window, unflinching and immune to distraction, unrelenting in his accusatio ...

3 min. reading time · 0 likes · 16 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago

What do I want?

It's a curious question; at least, for me. I'm not corporate, 'branding' myself, nor am I seeking a job. As far as I see it, I have nothing to lose but much to gain in my personal curiosities. So....what am I doing here? Am I predictor or prey, voyeur or player, convicted, reliab ...

1 min. reading time · 0 likes · 21 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago

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Backlash of the Sexes?

I confess; I’m clearly not the sharpest tack, nor the most informed of people. The reasons are unimportant. · Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee is about rape. Not an easy topic, nothing bright and breezy, just the awful truth of it in light of Harvey Weinstein’s recent vict ...

6 min. reading time · 0 likes · 121 comments

Lisa Vanderburg

5 years ago

Introspection

It's not something I do much... · pic credit · I can tell I’m getting old; I have become sentimental. I spend my days watching and listening mainly. That’s what you do when your spouse has a chronic degenerative disease like Parkinson’s. It has lived with us for more than half ou ...

2 min. reading time · 0 likes · 36 comments

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