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I was going to write about this topic even before the despicable events of Charlottesville, VA. Now it feels even more timely and relevant. I freak out about spiders and jellyfish, but my greatest fear has nothing to do with creepy-crawlies or stinging sea critters. I call it "Born-raised-lived-died." Born-raised-lived-died is the unfortunate tendency, easily … Continue reading Born-Raised-Lived-Died: My Greatest Fear
As you might imagine, tattoos were one of the big Not No But Hell Nos in my circles growing up. I never really understood the objection, even with the whole "body as temple" mindset. Doesn't it make sense to decorate your temple as you see fit? I got my first ink as a very generous … Continue reading Why I’m a Big Fan of Ink
(A family member was hospitalized tonight, so this post is later than I'd planned.) January 20th, 2017, is unfurling. In mere hours, our 45th president will be sworn in. I love my country, and so (not "but," for it is because I love America that) I am afraid. I am disappointed, I am angry, and … Continue reading Raise Your Voice
Originally posted 02.11.16 on Facebook (I'll be porting a few more well-read posts in the future): I guess when someone asks you what advice you'd give a new mom, hysterical laughter isn't the answer they're looking for. 😀 The things I would have told someone a long time ago sure have changed! 1. All advice … Continue reading (M)advice