Do you really think kindness is the answer to school shootings? I don't.
An unhinged train conductor increases speed well past safety...
(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
(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
(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”)
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