48 results for author: Jennifer J. Dolan


Reflecting on the importance of voting rights on this MLK Day

This week has been a good week for me as Editor. Middle Wisconsin received several good stories; so many, in fact, that some are being held until next month

On the very triggering, but oh so important topic of diet

If I am eating something, I want to be in the moment. It gives my brain a chance to process what I am doing so that it is less likely for me to go overboard

Stop shedding crocodile tears over the death of BBB

In a move that should surprise no one, Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) refused to go along with the proposed $2 trillion Build Back Better (BBB) bill, and while I am not happy about how this undercuts President Biden’s climate agenda, I was never in agreement with the increases in the child tax credit.

The chaos of constant toxic competition must end

Honestly, there are times when I feel like I should self-censure and retreat into a reclusive existence for the sake of self-preservation.

What I am thankful for

This is the time of year when families gather and give thanks for the blessings in their life.

Taking none for the team

People like myself who have an autoimmune disease have some of the strongest immune systems, but it does not make us healthy.

Masks over ribbons

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that a pink ribbon is for breast cancer awareness.

The state of women’s welfare in these divided states

Yet I never find where anyone else says what I am about to say: legal abortion is a consolation prize for women suffering under systemic oppression.

Musings on higher education

The shortage of pharmacists in this country predates COVID, so no one should be lumping this shortage in with other worker shortages. The solution to this kind of shortage lies within education.

Rare

The saying goes, if you hear hoofbeats, you think horses, not zebras. That very line of reason is why it took so long for me to get accurate diagnoses for so many ailments I suffer from.