Who am I, why am I here … and why have I had so many jobs?

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I’m a deep thinker from way back. As a small child, I recall wondering, for example, why my first grade teacher was so unhappy. Her name was Mrs. Sullivan and she didn’t seem to like first-graders.

Since then, I’ve discovered that teaching is a profession that can make it difficult…

The tragic story of a beautiful person wrongly accused of murder, and her life on the run

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Lawrencia Ann Bembenek was a tall, striking young woman. She could have chosen nearly any career, but she wanted to follow in her father’s footsteps. He had briefly worked for the Milwaukee Police Department, and from a young age she wanted to become a police officer.

The youngest of three…

Yours is the only country my husband will move to when the US goes full fascist — please sponsor me.

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Dear Canada,

I know I shouldn’t leave the USA. It’s the coward’s way out.

I’m not even in a persecuted group unless you count people with Biden bumper stickers.

The idea of Ron DeSantis or Tucker Carlson or — gasp, the orange pustule — becoming president is keeping me up…

Jean Campbell

Writer in true crime, humor and poetry. For more, check out my web page at https://jxcampbell.com

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