Do you really think kindness is the answer to school shootings? I don't.
A Brief Horror Story
An unhinged train conductor increases speed well past safety...
A Life’s Worth
(originally from a FB post I made this afternoon, expanded here with links where appropriate) I keep hearing variations of "We have to protect our own. Think of our safety!" re: the immigration bullshit the Cheeto-in-Chief has set in motion, and I'd like to address that line of thinking. Here's the thing: Your life is … Continue reading A Life’s Worth
Raise Your Voice
(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
About this Election (aka “USA: the Shitshow Edition”)
(A slightly longer version of what I posted on a social media site I use daily) Oh man, America. My hair is still wet from the shower I took to try to calm down a while ago (I ended up sobbing hysterically and dry heaving under the water instead, oops). But I don't want to … Continue reading About this Election (aka “USA: the Shitshow Edition”)
Slaking the Wanderlust
I just spent a month in Germany, 100% courtesy of my in-laws (who currently reside there). Now I am back in Texas, scrambling to prepare my kids for the new school year. I'm sure there will be multiple posts in the not-too-distant future about that trip. It was wonderful. We traveled near and far within … Continue reading Slaking the Wanderlust